Mississippi Highway 43

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MS Highway 43 marker

MS Highway 43
Route information
Maintained by MDOT
Length: 235.526 mi[1] (379.042 km)
Major junctions
South end: US 90 in Bay Saint Louis
  I-10 in Bay Saint Louis
I-59 in Picayune
US 11 in Picayune
MS 13 in Lampton
MS 13 near Oak Vale
US 84 from Monticello to Silver Creek
MS 13 in Mendenhall
MS 18 in Puckett
I-20 in Pelahatchie
US 80 in Pelahatchie
North end: Attala Road 3122 near Kilmichael
Location
Counties: Hancock, Pearl River, Marion, Jefferson Davis, Lawrence, Simpson, Rankin, Madison, Leake, Attala
Highway system
MS 42 MS 44
MS 43 as it passes through Goshen Springs, near the Ross Barnett Reservoir.

Mississippi Highway 43 generally runs north–south in three segments: the first from U.S. Highway 90 near Bay St. Louis to Mississippi Highway 13 south of Columbia, resuming at MS 13 in southern Jefferson Davis County to end near Mendenhall, and finally starting again at Mississippi Highway 18 near Puckett to end at Attala Road 3122 in northern Attala County. It traverses approximately 235 miles (378 km), serving Hancock, Pearl River, Marion, Jefferson Davis, Lawrence, Simpson, Rankin, Madison, Leake, and Attala counties.

Major intersections[edit]

County Location Mile km Destinations Notes
Hancock Waveland US 90 / Nicholson Avenue – Bay St. Louis, New Orleans, Buccaneer State Park, Beaches south end of MS 603 overlap
  I-10 – New Orleans, Mobile I-10 exit 13
  MS 603 north north end of MS 603 overlap
Pearl River Picayune I-59 south – Picayune, New Orleans south end of I-59 overlap; MS 43 south follows exit 4
I-59 north – Hattiesburg north end of I-59 overlap; MS 43 north follows exit 6
US 11 – Picayune, Poplarville
  Beech Street (MS 992 south)
Crossroads MS 26 – Bogalusa, Poplarville
Marion   MS 13 – Columbia, Lumberton
Gap in route
Jefferson Davis   MS 13
Lawrence   MS 43A north
  MS 184 – Monticello
Gap in route
Lawrence Silver Creek MS 43A south (Front Street) / MS 184 (Southern Avenue)
New Hebron Jones Street (MS 915)
MS 42 – Prentiss
Simpson   MS 478 west
  MS 28 east – Magee south end of MS 28 overlap
  MS 472 west
Pinola MS 28 west – Hazlehurst north end of MS 28 overlap
Mendenhall MS 13 – Mendenhall, Jackson, Prentiss
Gap in route
Rankin Puckett MS 18 – Puckett, Brandon, Jackson
Pelahatchie I-20 – Jackson, Meridian I-20 exit 68
US 80 – Brandon, Morton
  MS 481 south – Leesburg
Koch MS 25 – Jackson, Carthage interchange
  MS 471 south – Brandon
Madison Madisonville Natchez Trace interchange
Canton MS 16 west (Canton Parkway) to I-55 / US 51 south end of MS 16 overlap
MS 16 east (East Peace Street) – Downtown Canton, Carthage north end of MS 16 overlap
  MS 17 – Camden, Pickens
Leake Thomastown MS 429 – Sallis, Carthage
Attala   MS 14 west – Newport, Goodman south end of MS 14 overlap
  MS 14 east / South Natchez Street – Kosciusko, Louisville north end of MS 14 overlap
  MS 12 west – Durant south end of MS 12 overlap
  MS 735 north
Kosciusko MS 19 north / MS 35 north (North Jackson Street) – Vaiden, Kosciusko south end of MS 19 / MS 35 overlap
MS 12 east / MS 19 south / MS 35 south – Ackerman north end of MS 12 / MS 19 / MS 35 overlap
  Winfry Road / County Road 3122 to MS 407
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Related routes[edit]


MS Highway 43 Spur
Location: Picayune
Length: 1.350 mi[1] (2.173 km)

MS 43 Spur, officially inventoried as Mississippi Highway 992, is a short local road which runs through Picayune, Mississippi. Its northern terminus is at MS 43 and its southern terminus is just north of Goodyear Boulevard in Picayune.

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