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MDOT Studies Changes to I-20 at Vicksburg PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 05 October 2012 06:42
mdot-logo-webTo improve safety and mobility for the traveling public and to prepare for future anticipated needs, MDOT is proposing a project to reconstruct the approximate six miles of I-20, its interchanges, and most of the frontage roads in the Vicksburg area between the eastern side of the Washington Street/Warrenton Road Exit 1A Interchange and the eastern side of the US 61 North/SR 27 Exit 5 Interchange.

The proposed project is needed to:

• Increase traffic capacity
• Improve sight distances
• Lengthen interchange entrance and exit ramps
• Increase vertical clearances at problem bridge crossings
• Address unsatisfactory traffic weaving sections

Three alternatives are being presented for your input at today's hearing. The alternatives are a No Build Alternative A, which would do nothing and does not meet the purpose and need of the study, and Build Alternatives B and C.

The build alternatives have similar concepts for reconstructing the mainline interstate, interchanges, and frontage roads. Both build alternatives require reconstructing the frontage roads and widening them to three lanes.

For Alternative B, frontage roads that functioned as the interstate detour will remain in one-way operation after the completed mainline interstate lanes are opened to traffic. For Alternative C, the frontage roads will be placed back in two-way operation.



Contact Info
Mississippi Department of Transportation
Kim Thurman, Director
Environmental Division
P. O. Box 1850
Jackson, MS 39215-1850
(601) 359-7920
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Files:
Alt C - Two-way At Inidana Ave
Alternative C - Two-way Traffic at the Indiana Avenue Exit
Date 2012-10-05 Filesize 845.95 KB Download 620
Alt C - Two-way PM
Alternative C - Two-way traffic pm
Date 2012-10-05 Filesize 380.2 KB Download 577
Alt - C - Two-Way Traffic
Alternative C - Two-way Ultimate Frontage Raods
Date 2012-10-05 Filesize 1.84 MB Download 616
Alt B - One-Way At Indiana Ave
Alt B - One-Way At Indiana Ave
Date 2012-10-05 Filesize 835.19 KB Download 604
Alt B - One-Way PM
Alternative B - One-Way pm flow
Date 2012-10-05 Filesize 414.06 KB Download 571
Alt B - One-Way
Project Alternative B - One-Way Traffic
Date 2012-10-05 Filesize 1.82 MB Download 593
Traffic Flow Comparison
Comparison of one-way traffic with two-way traffic
Date 2012-10-05 Filesize 20.75 KB Download 557
Comment Sheet
Use the PDF form to make comments to MDOT about the I-20 Project
Date 2012-10-05 Filesize 97.52 KB Download 542
Project Potential Impact Table
Project Potential Impact Table
Date 2012-10-05 Filesize 13.93 KB Download 517
MDOT Public Hearing Handout
MDot Public Hearing Handout
Date 2012-10-05 Filesize 683.2 KB Download 654
Last Updated on Friday, 05 October 2012 07:56
 
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