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Williamsville Bridge Construction / Philadelphia Neshoba Democrat

A crew from Tanner Construction of Laurel tears down the 80-year-old bridge at Williamsville which was closed last October. The bridge, behind Canal Place Shopping Center, was closed when County Engineer Marty Crowder, during a routine inspection, deemed it unsafe. The $1.2 milion bridge replacement project is expected to be completed in five months. The […]

Construction to Begin on Williamsville Bridge

It’s one of those things you don’t realize you miss until it’s gone. The Williamsville Bridge has been closed since October when a county engineer deemed it unsafe during a routine inspection. Mayor James Young closed it immediately. “That bridge carries a lot of traffic,” says Mayor Young. The 2012 Neshoba County Bridge Inventory estimated […]

Several Phases of I-269 Work Reach Halfway Point in Miss.

BATESVILLE, Miss. (AP) The Mississippi Department of Transportation said several phases of the Interstate 269 construction project are more than halfway complete. Northern District Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert said construction on the more than $640 million interstate project began in 2011 and is scheduled for completion in the fall of 2015.I-269 in Mississippi is composed […]

Mississippi 590 Extension, Jones County

Work is nearing completion on a $12 million project to extend Mississippi 590 from U.S. 11 to Mississippi 29 in Jones County. The highway extension project, awarded to Tanner Construction Co., adds a new route from Mississippi 590 to Mississippi 29. The roadway, located behind Jones County Junior College, provides a new entrance into the […]

Ellisville Hosts Ribbon Cutting For New Highway

  Officials from the Mississippi Department of Transportation, Jones County Junior College and the City of Ellisville gathered to celebrate a new highway Monday. The 29 Bypass that is scheduled to open next week connects Hwy. 590 to Hwy. 29. Ellisville based company, Tanner Construction began the $12 million project in October 2011. MDOT officials say the 2.5 mile long […]