Mississippi Highway 67

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MS Highway 67 marker

MS Highway 67
Route information
Maintained by MDOT
Length: 20.252 mi[1] (32.592 km)
Major junctions
South end: I‑10 / I‑110 in D'Iberville
North end: US 49 in Saucier
Location
Counties: Harrison
Highway system
MS 63 I‑69

Mississippi Highway 67 (MS 67) is a state highway in Mississippi. It is an expressway and generally runs northwest for 19 miles (31 km) from Mississippi Highway 15 in D'Iberville, near the Interstate 10-Interstate 110 cloverleaf interchange, to a trumpet interchange with U.S. Highway 49 north of Saucier. MS 67 is located entirely within Harrison County.

The current 4-lane expressway represents the third realignment of Highway 67 during its history. Highway 67 previously existed as a 2-lane road, starting at I-10 Exit 41 south of Woolmarket, and proceeding north past the village of Success, before turning west to end at Highway 49 about a mile south of its present terminus.

I-110 at its northern terminus, with the roadway continuing as Highway 15 and Highway 67 in D'Iberville

Prior to the opening of Interstate 10 in the 1970s, Highway 67 continued southeast from Woolmarket to intersect Highway 15 in D'Iberville, and the two routes crossed the now demolished bridge across the Biloxi Back Bay, and then following Caillavet Street to Highway 90, where both routes ended.

The old Highway 67 was bypassed with a new 4-lane highway that now carries the Highway 67 designation from US-49 in Saucier to a new southern terminus at Highway 90 near downtown Biloxi. Highway 15 joins Highway 67 north of Interstate 10 in D'Iberville, and both routes proceed south on the same alignment to their southern termini at the I-10/I-110 interchange. The highway continues south into Biloxi as I-110.

Construction on the Highway 67 relocation project began in 2002 and the road officially opened to traffic on January 16, 2009. The entire project cost approximately $72 million.[2]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Harrison County.

Location Mile km Destinations Notes
D'Iberville I‑10 – Pascagoula, Mobile, Gulfport, New Orleans
I‑110 south – Biloxi
south end of MS 15 overlap; signed as exits 4A (east) and 4B (west)
Sangani Boulevard / Promenade Parkway interchange
  MS 15 north interchange; north end of MS 15 overlap
  MS 605 south / Tradition Parkway – Gulfport interchange
  US 49 – Gulfport, Hattiesburg, Jackson interchange
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mississippi Public Roads Selected Statistics" (PDF). Mississippi Department of Transportation. 2008. Retrieved 2010-06-03. 
  2. ^ Jeff Lawson, WLOX.com. "Highway 67 now open for 19 miles". Retrieved August 27, 2009. 

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