- Associated Press - Tuesday, March 4, 2014

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - Work is set to begin mid-March on the $13.6 million second phase of work at the U.S. Highway 90 and Mississippi 63 and 611 interchange in Jackson County.

Mississippi Department of Transportation Southern Transportation Commissioner Tom King tells The Sun Herald (https://bit.ly/1i2q0Cl ) the state is nearing completion on the first phase of a comprehensive highway reconstruction project beginning at the U.S. Highway 90 interchange of Highway 63 and Highway 611 in Jackson County.

The $21 million phase one project was awarded to Tanner Construction Company and included construction of a new interchange for the intersection.

Mallette Brothers Construction of Gautier was awarded the $13.6 million second phase, which will involve widening Highway 611 to five lanes from Old Mobile Highway to the end of the route near the Chevron Refinery.

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Information from: The Sun Herald, https://www.sunherald.com

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