MDOT adds safety cables to I-59

JONES COUNTY, MS ( WDAM) -  The Mississippi Department of Transportation is adding a new safety feature to Interstate 59.

MDOT officials are installing a four-string cable barrier in several areas on I-59.

The barriers will be several miles long and will be installed only in areas where the median is 60 feet wide or less.

The project will cost $3.3 million dollars and will be paid with funds from the federal highway safety improvement funds.

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