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Man injured after being hit by SUV in Jones County

The department responded to a report of a man being struck by an SUV around 4:52 p.m. on Ovett-Moselle Road.

LIST: Road closures due to flooding in Marion Co.

Richton woman killed in early morning crash

Jones Co. school bus involved in collision with SUV Wednesday morning

2 hurt in Jones County crash involving log truck

  Columbia to begin work soon on bridge, water and sewer projects

  All roads back open after Petal train derailment, evacuees return home

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Intersection at Westover Drive and Oak Forrest Drive to temporarily close

Traffic cleared on I-59 in Hattiesburg after medical emergency

  Police respond to multi-vehicle wreck on Hardy Street

  DJ Transit holds town hall meetings for Pine Belt residents

Vehicle found involved in fatal hit-and-run, driver in custody

  Investigators search for vehicle involved in fatal hit-and-run in Hattiesburg

UPDATE: Hwy. 49 in Forrest Co. clear of standing water

Standing water over U.S. Highway 49 caused traffic delays in Forrest County on Friday morning.

I-59 in Jones County re-opened after multiple-vehicle wreck

A multiple-vehicle wreck in Jones County that shutdown parts of Interstate-59 near Ellisville has been cleared.

Jones Co. school bus backs into vehicle in Forrest Co.

The incident happened around 7:20 a.m. Friday on Eastabuchie Road.

  Jones County schools demonstrate new safety technology for school buses

School buses in Jones County are getting new technology to ensure the safety of children as they are getting on and off the bus.

  Making sure your vehicle is ready for holiday travel

  East Hardy Street bridge to be replaced

  City of Hattiesburg begins reconstruction on S. 28th Ave. Bridge

  Jefferson Street in Laurel getting safety upgrades

Busy Petal intersection blocked briefly due to car fire

  Pine Belt residents prepare for holiday travel

MDOT receives $5.7 million public transit grant

The funds will help meet the growing needs replacement and service expansion vehicles, especially in areas of significant employment growth.

  Bridge on Caney Church Road closed for repairs

The repairs will consist of updating the slender pilings and other minor repairs.

Three injured in multi-vehicle crash on Hwy. 49 in Hattiesburg

Three people were injured in a multi-vehicle crash at a Hattiesburg intersection on Wednesday.

  Tips for getting your car ready for holiday travel

Thanksgiving Day is only about a week away that makes now the perfect time to inspect your car to make sure it’s ready to go for that long trip.

Jones County to close bridge Friday

The Jones County Emergency Operations Center announced the closure of a bridge beginning Friday at 8 a.m. until further notice.

  Lamar County road work to close parts of Old Hwy 11 over weekend

Road work in Lamar County will force the closure of portions of Old Highway 11 in both directions over the weekend.

12-year-old killed in Perry County crash identified

Mississippi Highway Patrol has identified a 12-year-old Ovett girl killed in a Wednesday morning crash in Perry County.

2 injured, 1 critically in Jones Co. rollover crash

Two people were injured when the vehicle they were in left the roadway, hit a tree and rollover.

Crash involving tanker truck closes Hwy. 11 in Moselle

The crash happened on Hwy. 11 near Moselle-Seminary Road around 2:30 p.m.

  2 hurt in fiery Covington Co. crash

MHP Troop J spokesman Sgt. Travis said two people were injured in the crash and were taken to the hospital for treatment.

MDOT gives update on South Miss. road projects

Southern District Transportation Commissioner Tom King provided an updated Friday on Mississippi Department of Transportation projects in south Mississippi.

One killed in Lamar Co. crash; both lanes of MS 589 blocked

One person was killed in a head-on crash on State Route 589 on Friday afternoon.

HPD: Fla. man busted with THC gummies, drinks, vape cartridges

HPD seized more than 90 grams of THC gummies, two bottles of THC infused beverages and two grams of THC cartridges.

MHP releases Labor Day holiday enforcement totals

MHP Troop J made numerous arrests and worked more than a dozen crashes.

MHP: Two killed in Hwy. 15 crash in Perry Co.

Mississippi Highway Patrol is working a deadly crash on State Route 15 in Perry County just south of the Jones County line.

Picayune man killed during hit-and-run crash in Louisiana

A 38-year-old Picayune man is dead after Louisiana State Police say he was struck Thursday during a hit and run crash near Slidell.

MDOT reopens bridge in Marion Co. after needed repairs

The Mississippi Department of Transportation reopened the State Route 198 bridge in Marion County on Tuesday.

More troopers will be on the roads Labor Day weekend

Mississippi Highway Patrol announces their 2019 Labor Day Travel Enforcement Period

Wet roads cause traffic mess on I-59 in Laurel

A series of crashes has had southbound traffic on Interstate 59 in Laurel tied up for much of Monday morning.

Missouri woman killed in Highway 49 crash in Hattiesburg

A woman from Missouri died after a two-vehicle crash in Hattiesburg Saturday afternoon, according to officials.

  Lamar County works toward bond for road repairs

Roads in Lamar County could be seeing some improvements soon thanks to a pretty large bond taken out by the board of supervisors.

Crash in Jones Co. leaves one driver injured

A two-vehicle crash happened Monday morning in Jones County, injuring one woman.

Hub City woman killed in Lamar Co. crash identified

MHP responded to a two-vehicle crash Monday morning that resulted in the death of one of the drivers involved.

  District encourages drivers to be safe in school zones as classes begin

Traffic on roads around local schools is about to pick up with classes starting back up.

  Lamar County road improvements expected to start in coming weeks

The Lamar County Board of Supervisors accepted an over $800,000 bid Monday to begin road improvements along Old Highway 11 in Oak Grove.

Purvis woman killed in crash on Highway 98 in Lamar County

A 66-year-old woman was killed after a Saturday afternoon two-vehicle crash in Lamar County.

  Busy Perry Co. intersection upgraded

MDOT is nearing completion on several changes at the intersection of U.S. Highway 98 and State Route 29 in Perry County.

Driver suffers only minor injuries in crash with train

Collins police are investigating a crash involving a train and car on Ora Swamp Road off U.S. Highway 49.

  Petal residents share concerns over multi-million dollar prject

Construction for a multi-million dollar apartment complex in Petal has been given the green light to continue, though not everyone in the community is excited about it.

Road closures ahead of Freedom Fest in Columbia

Several roads in downtown Columbia will be closed in preparation for the Freedom Fest.

  MDOT: Lane closures on I-59 due to construction

Temporary lane closures in the south and north bound lanes near the Evelyn Gandy Exit of Interstate 59 will happen periodically.

All eastbound lanes reopen after crash on Highway 98

A crash on U.S. Highway 98 past Mississippi Highway 589 in Lamar County delayed traffic on Friday morning, according to MDOT.

  Funds for flood-damaged roads approved by Perry County board

Perry County continues to recover after major flooding damaged much of the county in December 2018.

  Interchange project on I-59, MS-42 moving forward

You’ve probably seen a change around the Evelyn Gandy Parkway exit and Interstate 59. Trees have been knocked down and dirt work has started. This is all part of a $24 million interchange project.

Two killed in Pine Belt crashes

Two people were killed in two separate crashes in Lamar County and Perry County on Thursday night and Friday morning.

Jones County bridge on Lower Myrick Road reopens

The bridge, which is in Beat Three of the county, closed back in early April for construction.

  Roundabout in the works for traffic prone intersection in Lamar County

A busy intersection in Lamar County and Hattiesburg is getting a pretty big makeover.

Overturned vehicle on Highway 98 causes traffic delays

An overturned vehicle at the intersection of Mayfair Road and U.S. Highway 98 caused traffic delays in Lamar County.

Woman killed in Covington County crash

A Collins woman died in a Thursday night crash in Covington County.

Overturned 18-wheeler causes traffic delays on I-59 in Laurel

An 18-wheeler accident in Laurel caused traffic to slow down for a few hours Wednesday morning.

Dip in gas prices likely to continue under tariff threat

Analysts with GasBuddy.com predict the national average for a gallon of regular unleaded could fall below $2.

Hattiesburg announces lane, road closures starting Monday

The City of Hattiesburg has announced two lane and road closures that could have a significant impact on traffic over the next week.

  MHP ramping up enforcement for Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day weekend is one of the busiest travel weekends of the summer.

UPDATE: Highway 49 reopened after sections shut down due to flooding

Officials with the Mississippi Highway Patrol closed Hwy 49 Sunday morning near MGCCC due to flooding.

LIST: Weather-related road closures in the Pine Belt

Here is a list of roads that have been closed throughout the Pine Belt due to being flooded or washed out by heavy rains.

  VIDEO: Train derailed, roads closed as water rises in Pearl River County

Floodwaters in Pearl River County are causing multiple issues for residents and first responders.

Southbound lanes of I-59 reopened near Evelyn Gandy Parkway

The southbound lanes of Interstate 59 near Evelyn Gandy Parkway have reopened.

  MDOT encourages drivers to drive safely and avoid distracted driving

It's important you are not distracted while driving, especially when it comes to driving through work zones.

Woman killed in I-59 crash identified

Officials with Mississippi Highway Patrol have identified the woman killed in a crash that shut down the southbound lanes of Interstate 59 in Jones County.

  Hundreds of chickens dead after poultry truck overturns on MS highway

Hundreds of chickens were killed when a tractor-trailer carrying live birds overturned Thursday morning in Perry County.

Rain forces delay in completion of Covington County Highway 49 project

A $40 million project to improve Highway 49 from Mt. Olive to the Forrest County line will take a few more months to complete.

Three injured in Jones County crash

Three juveniles were injured in a Monday evening crash in Jones County.

Man injured in Covington County crash

A man was seriously injured in a single car crash in Covington County Friday afternoon.

  Jones County bridge closure rescheduled

After announcing a three-month closure earlier this week, officials with the Jones County Board of Supervisors said the bridge on Lower Myrick Road will remain open for a few more days.

Bridge closure announced in Jones County

The Board said in a news release that the closure will begin on Thursday and is expected to last for three months

Roads to close for Hattiesburg Half Marathon, 10K and 5K

Roads in the Hub City will close ahead of Saturday’s Hattiesburg Half Marathon, 10K and 5K.

Two injured after motorcycle hits deer

Two people were injured in a motorcycle crash in Collins on Wednesday evening.

  Jones Co. Supervisors work to reopen closed bridges

Jones County Board of Supervisors said they are actively working to reopen bridges closed during the Mississippi Department of Transportation’s mandated closure.