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  • Safety improvements continue at Goodman Road in DeSoto County

    The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) continues to work on safety improvements at the Interstate 55 intersection with Goodman Road in DeSoto County. The intersection averages 41,000 motorists each day. When the project is completed in late fall, traffic exiting I-55 will be reconfigured to help alleviate congestion and increase safety. “The improvements will improve traffic flow at this high-use intersection,” said Commissioner Mike Tagert, Northern Transportation District. “Crews have […]

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
• United States Marine Corps and Marine Corps Reserve   veteran

EDUCATION
• BS, Millsaps College
• MS & MPPA, Mississippi State University

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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