Stretch of Highway 82 to see a summer’s worth of road work


GOLDEN TRIANGLE AREA (WCBI) – Work on an overlay project on Highway 82 will continue through the summer.

The Mississippi Department of Transportation says crews are working on a ten mile stretch of pavement in Lowndes and Oktibbeha Counties.

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MDOT says this is a pavement preservation project.

An agency spokesman says due to budget constraints, MDOT is focused on preserving the state’s current infrastructure.

The over $6 million project is scheduled to be complete by early fall.