OCEAN SPRINGS, MS (WLOX) - From the City of Ocean Springs
OCEAN SPRINGS, MS - The City of Ocean Springs recently completed a drainage project in the area of Halstead-Hanley. The $94,907 contract was awarded to Colom Construction. Funding for the project included a $25,000 grant from the Pat Harrison Waterway District with the balance provided from a nearly $1 million city-wide master drainage plan.
Other recently completed projects included a $45,000 project at Rue Maupesant, a $58,000 project at McCool-Davidson, a $36,000 project on Bayou Drive, a $20,000 project on Dijon, a $70,000 Davidson Bridge replacement and a $40,000 project on Porter Avenue.
Soon to be completed projects include a $175,000 project on Londonderry, a $400,000 project on Mitchell and a $15,000 Hudson Road improvement.
Additional projects with completed drawings and specifications, either out for bid or soon to be out for bid, are a $120,000 project at Hickory Circle, a $150,000 project on Johnson and a $300,000 project on Simon-Ogden.
Most of the above projects have a $25,000 maximum grant from Pat Harrison Waterway District in addition to a $95,000 Natural Resource Conservation Grant on Johnson.
"A commitment by this Administration to provide $950,000 dedicated solely to drainage work was the driving force behind these projects being completed," explained Andre' Kaufman, Public Works Director. "In addition, $250,000 of Pat Harrison Waterway District funding and $95,000 Natural Resource Conservation Service funds allowed the City to accomplish significantly more."