Thompson announces transportation grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $1.25 million to the state of Mississippi for the Byram -Clinton Corridor Project.

U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., says in a news release Monday that the funds come from the Delta Region Transportation Development Program.

Thompson says the MDOT has approved another $1 million for the Mill Street Bridge project in north Jackson.

AP
7/30/12