MDOT updates improvement projects in central Mississippi
A design-build venture involving the widening of Interstate 59/20 bridges over State Route 19/39 and the sixty fifth Avenue bridge and the elimination of bridges over Knight Parker Road is progressing in the City of Meridian. It additionally contains an improve of the pavement lighting system by Meridian alongside I-59/20.
Crews accomplished visitors shifts on the sixty fifth Avenue website and the positioning of the SR 19/39 bridge. Pile driving is full and crews are persevering with to pour concrete at every location. The Knight Parker Road bridges have been changed with street fills and onerous shoulder widening is underway on the sixty fifth Avenue Bridge and on the SR 19/39 websites. The reducing of the SR 19/39 is full apart from the ultimate asphalting.
“These improvements are critical to Lauderdale County and are long overdue,” Simmons mentioned. “The design-build aspect of the project accelerates the ability to complete design as quickly as possible, and each part of this project will continue to improve safety and efficiency for motorists and commercial traffic in Meridian.”
The $24.4 million design-build venture has been awarded to Madison-based Key Construction Company with an estimated completion date of summer season 2023.
Highway 19 improve venture in Neshoba County
The improve of Highway 19 from two to 4 lanes from Tucker to Philadelphia continues in Neshoba County. Asphalting work has begun and short-term development signage has been put in. Other ongoing work contains land clearing and land clearing, topsoil elimination, set up of anti-erosion members, excavation, truss bridge development and pipe set up.
Traffic has steadily elevated alongside the SR 19 hall. Since 2017, the typical annual visitors quantity on this route has elevated from 5,600 to six,600 per day, and the pattern remains to be rising. In addition to increasing to 4 lanes, the brand new classification will provide smoother driving circumstances and present vital progress throughout the realm.
Several native roads might be realigned to merge with the brand new four-lane street, making journey safer and extra handy. North Tucker Road was just lately reopened to visitors after crews accomplished the brand new alignment on SR 19. The $36 million contract was awarded to Philadelphia-based WG Yates and Sons Construction. The venture is scheduled to be accomplished in 2024.
Skid repairs on Interstate 20 and Interstate 220 in Hinds County
A venture is underway to restore two landslides on I-20 east of the Big Black River and one landslide on I-220 on the US 80 interchange in Hinds County. Earthworks are underway on the first website and piling has been accomplished in any respect three websites. Crews anticipate that this restore might be accomplished in the summer season of 2023. The $955,000 venture was awarded to Joe McGee Construction Company, Inc. of Lake.
Mill and overlay of State Route 468 in Rankin County
A venture involving the mill and the overlay of 11 miles of State Route 468 from Deeb Street to US 80 is continuing in Rankin County. This contains the mill and overlay of 0.4 miles of US 80 from SR 468 to Louis Wilson Drive. Other work gadgets embody repairing failed areas, upgrading visitors sign detection to radar, and upgrading crash boundaries. The restore of the dangerous space is full. Milling and paving work is at present underway. The practically $8 million contract was awarded to Superior Asphalt of Byram.
Bridge alternative on Highway 487 continues in Leake County
The alternative of three bridges on State Route 487 between Tuscola and State Route 35 in Leake County is ongoing. The northernmost of the three bridges has been accomplished and opened to visitors. On the second bridge, the crews are at present engaged on driving piles and pouring bridge caps. Earthworks and clearing operations are ongoing on the two remaining websites.
The $9.6 million venture was awarded to Hattiesburg-based L&A Contracting Company. The work is predicted to be accomplished in early 2024.
Mill and overlay of State Route 463 in Madison County
A venture to mill and overlay 1.5 miles of SR 463 from the tip of the twin carriageway east of Main Street in Madison County is underway. Other work contains upgrading present visitors indicators to radar detection and repairing concrete sidewalks.
Construction indicators had been put in and visitors mild recognition was expanded. Sidewalk repairs and ADA ramps have been accomplished, and failed space repairs have been accomplished. The milling and paving work is sort of full except repaving the driveway and remaining secondary street hyperlinks.
The $5.1 million venture was awarded to Dickerson & Bowen of Jackson. The remainder of the work is predicted to be accomplished this winter.
Mill and overlay of Highway 35 in Scott County
A mill and overlay of roughly 8 miles of State Route 35 in Scott County from the Smith County line to I-20 is underway. All paving work is full. Remaining work contains laying facet gravel and thermoplastic strips alongside the venture.
The $6.4 million contract was awarded to APAC, Mississippi. The venture is scheduled to be accomplished by the tip of 2022.
Lottery funded mill and Highway 18 improvement underway in Copiah County
A lottery sponsored mill and overlay of 18 miles of State Route 18 from the tip of the Copiah County line to the beginning of the 4 lane part close to Raymond is underway. The scope contains the restore of broken areas, the restore and alternative of transverse drainage pipes and the widening of street sections.
The practically $8 million venture was awarded to Superior Asphalt, Inc. of Byram. Estimated completion date is summer season 2023.
Bridge Preservation Project on Highway Route 145 in Noxubee County
A bridge preservation venture on State Route 145 over Horse Hunters Creek in Noxubee County is underway. Work will embody portray the substructure, repairing beam ends, epoxy repairs to faulty areas, underbody safety, putting in riprap stabilizers and cleansing bridge copings.
The $646,000 venture was awarded to Ridgeland-based Century Construction Group. The venture is predicted to be accomplished in summer season 2023.
Lottery funded mill and overlay on Highway 22 in Madison County
A mill and overlay of three miles of State Route 22 from the start of the 5 lane part to US 51 is underway in Madison County. Construction indicators had been put up. All sidewalk repairs and ADA ramp set up are full. The remaining works are anticipated to be accomplished in the summer season of 2023. The $3.8 million contract was awarded to AJ Construction, Inc. of Jackson.
Signal upgrades on Highway 25 in Hinds County
A venture to improve present sign detection tools to incorporate radar detection on SR 25 from I-55 to State Route 475 is underway. The contractor has accomplished work on a brand new sign pole and is awaiting the remaining supplies.
The $398,000 venture was awarded to Lewis Electric Inc. of Flowood. The work ought to be accomplished this winter.
Construction work is underway to widen Highway 25 in Rankin County
MDOT obtained $4 million from the Mississippi State Legislature in help of entrance finish actions for a venture to widen State Route 25 from Grant’s Ferry Road to State Route 471 in Rankin County. Widening the roadway from 4 to 6 lanes will in the end enhance capability and enhance security and mobility alongside the SR 25 hall.
“This money will be used for activities such as surveying, hydraulic analysis, roadway and bridge construction, acquiring right-of-way, and relocating utilities. Once those elements are complete and funding is available, we can begin construction,” Simmons mentioned. “Although construction of this expansion project is dependent on future funding, we are working closely with Flowood Mayor Gary Rhoads and legislative leadership to ensure we have the funds needed at the right time.”
An common of 17,000 autos journey day by day on this 3.5-mile stretch of SR 25. Given the ever-increasing visitors quantity, the design will embody security enhancements all through the SR 25 hall.
“I would like to thank Senators Josh Harkins, Dean Kirby and members of the House of Representatives representing Rankin County for their support in funding the expansion of SR 25. With a pre-construction estimate of $5.5 million, this $4 million will go a long way toward funding the initial phase of this critical infrastructure improvement project,” Simmons mentioned. “This is a step forward for our state and its transportation infrastructure as we work to find innovative ways to build and maintain a safe and reliable transportation network for future generations.”