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Senator Hyde-Smith believes rebuilding infrastructure is key to the future of Mississippi and the nation.  She understands that aging highways, bridges, and basic public works infrastructure represents an impediment to public safety and economic growth.  She includes the need for greater broadband access among these needs.  Senator Hyde-Smith is committed to using her committee assignments to support responsible efforts to improve infrastructure, particularly in rural areas.


Last Stretch of I-269 Opens

The South Reporter
 
Last Stretch of I-269 Opens
 
By Sue Watson
 
Several hundred people turned out Friday morning for what is becoming a more rare occasion – the opening of an interstate, said Federal Highway Administration Director Don Davis.
 
“It’s a great achievement to open another interstate,...

Open to Traffic

The DeSoto Times-Tribune

Open to Traffic

By Robert Lee Long and Bob Bakken

With a crowd of more than 700 gathered underneath a highway overpass on a chilly, blustery morning, the final completed segment of the nation's newest superhighway, I-269, was opened to the public amid fanfare and soaring...

$1M given to Gulfport small businesses

News Mississippi
 
$1M given to Gulfport small businesses
 
By Alex Paton
 
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration has awarded a $1 million grant to the Southern Mississippi Planning and Development District of Gulfport. The grant will help to recapitalize an existing...