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  • Interstate 269 opens to traffic in north Mississippi

      Motorists in northwest Mississippi have full access to Interstate 269 now that the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) opened the final nine-mile segment. The new highway officially opened from Interstate 55 in DeSoto County to State Route 305 in Marshall County after a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Getwell Road Interchange. “We are excited to complete this major construction project. After seven years of construction, Interstate 269 is now […]

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