JACKSON, MISS., Tuesday, February 05, 2013— The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) would like to inform motorist of an upcoming traffic switch on U.S. Highway 45 in Lowndes and Noxubee County.
On February 6, at 8 a.m., MDOT will switch traffic from the existing U.S. Highway 45 south to the newly paved lanes, weather permitting. This four-lane project is located between Brooksville and Carson Road, and the new lanes will serve as the southbound lanes for the four-lane once the project is complete.
This $17,977,057.80 project was awarded to Phillips Contracting Company, Inc. of Columbus, MS. The project had a letting date of January 25, 2011 and is scheduled to be completed in March of 2014.