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MDOT awards highway construction contracts around state The Mississippi Transportation Commission at its Feb. 9 meeting awarded ten contracts for maintenance projects throughout Mississippi. The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) will oversee the projects, which will maintain and enhance transportation infrastructure across the state. Only one of the contracts for road work was awarded to a highway project in the Mississippi Delta. “These projects will make our highways safer and make Mississippi a better place to live and work,” said Melinda McGrath, P.E., MDOT Executive Director. “All of our projects, whether pavement overlays or bridge replacements, help ensure the businesses and people of Mississippi have efficient and reliable infrastructure for travel and transport of goods and services.” Commissioner Tom King, Chair, Mississippi Transportation Commission, said, “These projects will help MDOT continue to provide safe and reliable transportation to Mississippi’s traveling public. A robust transportation network is vital for economic development.” The awarded contracts for the Southern Transportation District were: • A $5.3 million contract was awarded to Warren Paving Inc., of Hattiesburg, for a 9.4-mile overlay project on U.S. Highway 84 from the Jones County line east in Wayne County. • A $7.5 million contract was awarded to Dunn Roadbuilders, LLC, of Laurel, for a 20-mile mill and overlay project on State Route 15 from State Route 18 to the Newton County line in Jasper County. “Our number one priority at MDOT is to keep the state of Mississippi safe,” said Commissioner Willie Simmons, Central Transportation District. “These projects are a major investment into Mississippi’s transportation infrastructure and the safety of the traveling public.” The awarded contracts for the Central Transportation District were: • A $3.1 million contract was awarded to Key, LLC, of Madison, for a bridge rail replacement on U.S. Highway 49 north to the Interstate 20 west flyover in Rankin County. • A $4.2 million contract was awarded to APAC – Mississippi, Inc., of Richland, for a 12.2-mile mill and overlay project on U.S. 49 east from State Route 12 at Tchula to the Leflore County line and on State Route 818 from U.S. 49 east to the railroad tracks in Holmes County. • A $1.3 million contract was awarded to W. G. Yates & Sons Construction Company, of Jackson, for a bridge replacement on State Route 19 in Neshoba County. • A $514,745 contract was awarded to Gibson & Associates, Inc., of Balch Springs, Texas, for a bridge repair project on Siwell Road over Interstate 55 in Hinds County. “Safety is always MDOT’s top priority,” said Commissioner John Caldwell, Northern Transportation District.

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