Laurel S-Curve Reconstruction Project wins award

By Karrie Leggett

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The Laurel S-curve reconstruction gets some recognition for the design.

Earlier this month the Laurel S-curve reconstruction project won a regional award sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation officials.

Because of that award there will be a rally October 8th at the State Capital in Jackson promoting the online voting competition for the people's choice award for the  S-curve reconstruction project.

The rally is to inform the public of this award and how they can vote to help earn national recognition for Mississippi. The link to vote online is . Visitors to the site can vote as many times as they like.

Voting will continue through October 18th. The winner of the People's Choice Award will receive a 10,000 dollar prize that can be used by the winning state for an education grant in the transportation field, or to support a community project or charity.