Alternating Lane Closures Continue In Union County
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Alternating Lane Closures Continue In Union County

UNION CO., Miss. (WCBI) – Alternating lane closures will continue on I-22 in Union County while a bridge deck repair project is underway. The repairs are for the bridges over Little Tallahatchie River and over Carter and Central Avenues. There will be alternating lane closures in both lanes for the duration of the project. The […]
Video: Airports Across the Northern Half of the State Picking up FAA Grant Money
2 weeks ago
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Video: Airports Across the Northern Half of the State Picking up FAA Grant Money

U.S. Senate passes a new FAA reform bill, allowing the Airport Improvement Program to expand.
Video: Paving to get Underway in Weest Point
2 weeks ago
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Video: Paving to get Underway in Weest Point

MDOT will be working nights to repave Highway 45 Alternate
3 weeks ago
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UPDATE Video: Major Thoroughfare Program Passes on Wide Margin

Latest phase of Major Thoroughfare Program on the ballot in Tupelo
Market Street Festival Street Closings Announced
3 weeks ago
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Market Street Festival Street Closings Announced

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – Market Street Festival will kick off this Friday, and the street closings for the annual event have been announced. The closing times and locations are as follows: Streets closing at 6:00AM on Friday, May 6th: Main Street – 6 th Street to 5th Street (this block only) Main Street – 5 […]
3 weeks ago
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Video: Business Booming for Tupelo’s Contour Airlines

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) – Bolstered by cut-rate tickets, Tupelo’s new airline has been flying lots of passengers. Contour Airlines says it has flown more than 600 passengers between Tupelo Regional Airport and Nashville since starting service April 5. Aided by introductory $18.99 one-way fares, Contour says it has also booked 3,200 future passengers through Sept. 7. […]
1 month ago
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Video: Market Street Prep Underway

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI-TV) – The much anticipated 21st annual market street festival is only two weeks away. Preparation is underway for the two-day festival. Market Street has been named a Top 20 Event in the Southeast by the Southeast Tourism Society for 17 years. Nearly 40 thousand people come each year to enjoy the downtown […]
Alternating Lane Closures On Highway 45 In Monroe County
1 month ago
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Alternating Lane Closures On Highway 45 In Monroe County

MONROE CO., Miss. (PRESS RELEASE) – MDOT crews will be alternately closing the eastbound and westbound lanes of Highway 45 from the Lowndes County Line to just north of Highway 25 in Monroe County for an overlay project. Crews will begin paving 13 miles of Highway 45 on Monday, April 25th, 2016 and the project […]
West Main Traffic In Tupelo To Switch Lanes Tuesday
1 month ago
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West Main Traffic In Tupelo To Switch Lanes Tuesday

TUPELO, Miss. (PRESS RELEASE) – Beginning Tuesday, weather permitting, Prairie Construction will be installing the crosswalks on Main Street at Green, Broadway, Spring and Front streets. The work will occur on the north side of the street, with traffic lanes and parking on the south side. Truck traffic will be detoured at Crosstown and Elizabeth […]
Drivers Play Crucial Role In Work Zone Safety
1 month ago
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Drivers Play Crucial Role In Work Zone Safety

JACKSON, Miss. (PRESS RELEASE) – The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) will join local, state and federal transportation officials across the country in participating in National Work Zone Awareness Week scheduled April 11-15 during Distracted Driving Awareness Month and Alcohol Awareness Month. The theme this year, “Don’t Be That Driver,” will focus on the important […]