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  • State Route 6 intersection safety project in Panola County

    The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) this month will construct a new J-turn intersection on State Route 6 in Panola County. The safety improvement will be built where Terza and Lawrence Brothers roads cross the highway east of Batesville. J-turns, or restricted crossing U-turns, are safer alternatives to typical intersections along busy multi-lane highways. J-Turns can dramatically reduce crashes related to crossing and turning left at multi-lane highway intersections. “MDOT […]

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