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  • Transportation Commission awards contracts for projects in North Mississippi

    The Mississippi Transportation Commission (MTC) recently awarded contracts for maintenance projects in North Mississippi. “Safety is always MDOT’s top priority,” said Commissioner Mike Tagert, Northern Transportation District. “These projects will significantly increase the safety and mobility throughout North Mississippi.” The awarded contracts were:  A $4 million contract was awarded to Lehman-Roberts Company, of Memphis, for a project to mill and overlay approximately three miles of Interstate 69 in DeSoto County from one-half […]

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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  • MDOT engineers determined replacement was the best option for the bridges which were reaching the end of their life… https://t.co/SYGCxR1U3C
  • RT @MississippiDOT: Crews working on bridge maintenance are stabilizing slopes under bridges along Interstate 55 in Panola, Tate, and DeSot…
  • I-269 has been open for nearly a year and continues to drive job growth in north Mississippi. The quality of our in… https://t.co/kq5ZEa3qnM

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Number of Airports benefiting from Multimodal Transport Fund

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Number of Public Ports benefiting from Multimodal Transport Fund

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Number of Rail Miles benefiting from Multimodal Transport Fund