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  • Four-lane project underway on State Route 15 in Pontotoc County

    The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) will expand a section of State Route 15 in Pontotoc County from two lanes to four. The $21.5 million construction project will stretch approximately eight miles from State Route 76 north to the Union County line. Crews will begin in Ecru, where State Route 15 will be five lanes, with two travel lanes in each direction and a central turn lane when the project […]

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