People of MDOT Archaeologist - Jim Turner

MDOT Archaeologist Jim Turner performs cultural resource surveys for MDOT’s Environmental Division. As an Archaeologist, Turner works to ensure MDOT’s footprint does not impact any archaeological or cultural resources, including remains and historical structures, while working with engineers to design a footprint that is sensitive to Mississippi’s natural and human environment. Learn more about how MDOT’s Environmental Division helps preserve the state’s cultural resources at