MDOT 100 Moment: 1987 - A.H.E.A.D. Enacted
The Mississippi Legislature enacted an unprecedented 1.6 billion dollar long-range highway program to construct over one thousand miles of four-lane highway in 1987. Advocating Highways for Economic Advancement and Development, or “AHEAD,” called for highways to be built in phases which facilitated four-lane highway development in Mississippi. Thank you for tuning in to this MDOT 100 moment.