MDOT approves road maintenance projects

The Mississippi Department of Transportation has approved maintenance projects statewide that total about $85 million for the state. Here are the projects approved in the Northern District of the state:

The awarded contracts for the Northern Transportation District were:

  • A $28.4 million contract was awarded to Lehman-Roberts Company of Memphis, Tenn., for a mill and overlay of 13 miles of I-55 from 1.8 miles north of State Route 35 to the Tate County line and mill and overlay of State Route 310 and State Route 315 through the no-access limits in Panola County.
  • A $9.8 million contract was awarded to Double T Construction, LLC of Holly Springs for an overlay of 14 miles of State Route 4 from the Holly Springs Bypass to State Route 5 in Marshall and Benton County.
  • A $4.1 million contract was awarded to APAC-Mississippi, Inc. for an overlay of five miles of State Route 9 from State Route 178 to State Route 348 in Union County.
  • A $4.8 million contract was awarded to APAC-Mississippi, Inc. for a mill and overlay of nine miles of State Route 32 from the Calhoun County line to State Route 15 in Chickasaw County.
  • A $2.6 million contract was awarded to Dickerson & Bowen, Inc. for a scrub seal and overlay of six miles of State Route 14 from State Route 35 to 0.75 miles west of State Route 19 in Attala County.
  • A $4.8 million contract was awarded to Standard Construction Company, Inc. of Cordova, Tenn. for a mill and overlay of nine miles of State Route 309 from the end of the four-lane section north of Interstate 22 to the Tennessee state line in Marshall County.

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) will oversee the 15 projects, which will maintain and enhance transportation infrastructure across the state.

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