Bridge closures continue to create travel issues in Mississippi as there are now more than 215 local bridges that are closed to traffic throughout the state. (more…)Read more
JACKSON – The Mississippi Economic Council, and multiple other groups supporting more state spending on transportation needs, held a news conference at the Capitol on Wednesday afternoon to say they are not going away. (more…)Read more
State business leaders made clear on Wednesday that they are willing to help legislators secure more funding for roads and bridges in the 2017 legislative session.
Mississippi’s roads matter. That was the message the Mississippi Economic Council gave legislators Wednesday. It’s a message lawmakers should listen to. Over the past week and a half, more than 4,800 residents submitted a “road maintenance request” stating their support for developing a plan during the 2017 legislative session to repair the state’s roads and…Read more