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  • Safety, increased mobility at forefront of MDOT District 1 projects

    The Mississippi Department of Transportation has announced updates to infrastructure improvement projects in the Northern Transportation District. “These projects are located throughout District 1, including Itawamba, Oktibbeha and Pontotoc counties, in the northeastern portion of the state and will greatly improve safety and mobility in the region,” said Commissioner Mike Tagert. Highway 12 Safety Improvements in Oktibbeha County Construction of the safety improvements along Highway 12 through the city of […]

Biography

BiographyMike TagertTransportation Commissioner

ABOUT MIKE
• Elected Northern Transportation Commissioner in
  2011
• Former Administrator of the Tennessee-Tombigbee   Waterway Development Authority
• Led successful effort for Marine Highway (M-65)   Corridor Designation
• Signed International Agreement with Panama Canal
  Authority

MILITARY SERVICE
• Veteran of the United States Marine Corps and the
  Marine Corps Reserve

EDUCATION
• Millsaps College, Bachelor of Science
• Mississippi State University, Master of Science and Master of Public Policy Degrees

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Number of Airports benefiting from Multimodal Transport Fund

16

Number of Public Ports benefiting from Multimodal Transport Fund

2600

Number of Rail Miles benefiting from Multimodal Transport Fund