MDOT to increase efficiency while developing environmental management system

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Mississippi Department of Transportation officials are looking at more efficient ways to spend taxpayer dollars these days.

MDOT is hoping to save money in the areas of fleet management, commodities purchasing and staffing.

The department is also developing a new environmental management system in order to be more environmentally-conscious.

MDOT is working with a current fiscal year budget of more than $800 million.