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MS prepares as Hurricane Nate knocks at our door

October 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hurricane Nate made landfall near the mouth of the Mississippi River around 7:00 p.m. CDT Saturday as a Category 1 hurricane. The center of the storm will move back over open water before making landfall again. along the coast of Mississippi on Saturday night. Gulf conditions are favorable for Nate, which could [Continue Reading]

MDOT: Transportation funding shortfall is public safety issue

February 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS – The legislative leadership’s refusal to increase transportation funding is leading to the crumbling of the state’s roads and bridges. This is not only a road and bridge issue. It also affects Mississippi’s economic development, community growth, and public safety. Northern MS [Continue Reading]

Milk tanker spill near New Albany: Why MDEQ cries over spilt milk

January 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

At 1:38 AM, Sunday, January 15, at mile marker 72 in the west-bound lane of I-22, a tanker truck driver from Georgia lost control of his vehicle and ran off into the median of the highway. The truck was restrained from crossing over into east-bound traffic by the cabled fence installed in the past few years for that [Continue Reading]

MDOT’s travel assistance resources are helpful, free

September 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

 New Albany, MS – Mississippi Department of Transportation has provided this information for those traveling MS highways. While this article is directed toward fall activities, this information is good to know in highway emergencies and at times when travel conditions are questionable due to weather, [Continue Reading]

Work progressing on re-paving Bankhead Street

August 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- In spite of rain delays, the work to re-pave Bankhead Street (Highway 178) is progressing with “milling” of the old surface being done at night. Union County Courthouse clock at 11:30 pm, at which time road work was well under way. APAC of Mississippi, the contractor retained by the [Continue Reading]

MDOT affirms commitment to pave to New Albany city limits

August 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS— Questions about how much of Bankhead Street (Highway 178) would be re-paved by the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) have been resolved. Aldermen asked at the monthly New Albany Board of Aldermen meeting, August 2, whether or not the new paving would go all the way to the western city [Continue Reading]

Important “back to school” safety reminders from MDOT

August 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS — As summer vacation comes to an end, yellow school buses, new teen drivers and other young travelers will join the daily commuters in the morning traffic. Although many will be focused on getting to school or work on time, the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) encourages all [Continue Reading]

Highway 178 to be temporarily closed in Union County

July 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS-  WHO:             The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT). WHAT:           MDOT crews will close Highway 178 (Bankhead Street)  in Downtown New Albany between Camp Avenue and East Main Street for utility repairs. This section of Highway 178 will be closed from 7:30 [Continue Reading]
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