Kemper County MS Department of Transportation

Find Kemper County, Mississippi departments of transportation, highways, roads, and bridge departments. Departments of transportation provide information on public transport, including roads, highways, bridges, traffic conditions, closures, tolls and travel information.

Kemper County Road & Bridge Mississippi 495 De Kalb MS 39328 601-743-2147

About Kemper County Departments of Transportation

Kemper County Departments of Transportation are branches of Mississippi State, Kemper County, or Federal government whose mission is to plan for and develop a fast, efficient, accessible, and convenient transportation system and infrastructure that effectively serves the citizenry and promotes economic vitality in Kemper County, MS.

You may contact the Department of Transportation for questions about:
  • Kemper County DOT compliance training
  • DOT number lookups
  • Road, interstate and highway traffic and closures
  • Road toll and travel information
  • Kemper County Transportation Dept jobs and employment
Kemper County Department of Transportation

Kemper County Transportation Departments are responsible for maintaining and improving transportation infrastructure, including state roads and highways, bridges, airports, ports and waterways, public transit systems, and railways in Kemper County. Infrastructure maintenance often involves emergency response to accidents, disasters, and inclement weather such as winter storms. Kemper County DOT Offices manages the allocation of Federal and Mississippi State funding for Kemper County transportation capital improvements and the use of any Mississippi funding sources dedicated for transportation purposes, such as toll proceeds and fuel taxes.

US Department of Transportation

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is a cabinet-level department headed by the Secretary of Transportation. The department is comprised of eleven offices and administrations primarily organized around modes of transportation. Much of what USDOT does is regulatory in nature. For example, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration develops regulations for motor vehicle safety and for fuel efficiency standards in Kemper County. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration regulates the nation's pipeline infrastructure and shipments of hazardous material by land, sea, and air.

Kemper County Transportation Projects

The USDOT is a major source of funding for transportation capital projects, especially transit and highway projects in Kemper County, MS. The Surface Transportation Program provides Mississippi State and local Kemper County governments approximately $10 billion annually in flexible funding for a wide range of improvements, as well as capital planning purposes.