Projects to be funded with $250M in Mississippi state debt

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Here’s a look at individual projects included in $250 million in proposed state borrowing in House Bill 1729. Universities would get $69.2 million total, while community colleges would get $25 million:

– Mississippi State University music building: $10 million.

– University of Mississippi science center: $10 million.

– Delta State University Zeigel Hall renovation: $7.9 million.

– Alcorn State University staff housing: $7.5 million.

– Mississippi Valley State University Edna Horton Hall renovation: $7.5 million.

– University of Mississippi Medical Center: $7.5 million.

– Mississippi University for Women demonstration school renovation: $7.1 million.

– Mississippi State University dairy science and poultry science complex: $4 million.

– College Board Education and Research Center repairs: $1.6 million

– Ingalls Shipbuilding improvements: $45 million.

– Community colleges: $25 million.

– Local bridge replacement: $20 million.

– Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and Museum of Mississippi History: $16.6 million.

– Mississippi Development Authority economic development and housing funds: $15 million.

– Renovations to Mississippi Coliseum, build new Mississippi Trade Mart: $10 million.

– East Mississippi State Hospital: $7.5 million

– State government buildings: $5.5 million.

– Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Center in Meridian: $5 million.

– Build middle school for Starkville-Oktibbeha school district at Mississippi State University: $5 million.

– Mississippi Community Heritage Preservation Grant Fund: $2.5 million.

– Small municipalities: $2.5 million.

– Byram-Clinton parkway: $1.8 million.

– Access road for Flowood convention center: $1.6 million.

– Ross Barnett Reservoir seawall replacement: $1.6 million.

– Buy land and construct buildings for economic development in Tate County: $1.4 million

– Walking and bike trails, hunting and firing ranges at Columbus Air Force Base: $1.1 million.

– Renovate old farmer’s market for Mississippi food hub: $1 million.

– Connect existing buildings and build memorial garden at B.B. King Museum, Indianola: $800,000.

– Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, Tupelo: $750,000.

– Merrill Salem Road Bridge repair, Lucedale: $750,000.

– Philadelphia bypass: $750,000.

– Ridge Road repairs, Itawamba County: $750,000.

– Loan fund to revitalize areas of cities with less than 15,000 residents: $700,000.

– DeSoto County dam repair: $625,000.

– Brookhaven fire station: $625,000.

– Vicksburg tourism projects: $500,000

– Mississippi Native American Museum, Kosciusko: $500,000.

– Lowndes County horse center $400,000.

– Alcorn County railroad hub development: $400,000.

– Natchez Seminary renovations: $400,000.

– Widen Parklane Road and move water and sewer lines, McComb: $375,000.

– Mississippi Science Exploration Center, Hattiesburg: $340,000.

– Hattiesburg Zoo: $305,000.

– Tishomingo County horse center: $300,000.

– Pontotoc city visitors center: $300,000.

– Pontotoc Cultural Heritage Center: $300,000.

– Oakland-Yalobusha County Natural Gas District gas line extension: $300,000.

– Meadville sewer system: $260,000.

– Wastewater treatment in Big Black River basin, Hinds County: $250,000.

– Wilkinson County school district infrastructure: $200,000.

– Marshall County infrastructure: $200,000.

– Jackson Zoo: $200,000.

– Lighting for Saltillo city sports fields: $150,000.

– Decatur city infrastructure: $150,000.

– Ocean Springs infrastructure: $150,000.

– Winston County hospital tornado replacement: $150,000.

– Robert Johnson historic sites, Hazlehurst: $100,000.

– McComb recreation center: $100,000.

– Mississippi Maritime Museum, Pascagoula: $100,000.

– Fulton town infrastructure: $100,000.

– New Albany bicycle trails: $100,000.

– Chickasaw County health department renovation: $100,000.

– Lincoln County Civic Center infrastructure: $100,000.

– Calhoun County infrastructure: $100,000.

– Jackson police: $100,000.

– Senatobia interstate interchange landscaping: $100,000.

– University of Mississippi Medical Center Urgent Care Clinic, Humphreys County: $100,000.

– Laurel street repairs: $100,000.

– Heidelberg street repairs: $100,000.

– Alcorn County school district baseball field lights: $50,000.

– Terry historic preservation: $50,000.

– Tunica County Civic Center infrastructure: $50,000.

– Utica infrastructure: $50,000.

– Edwards infrastructure: $50,000.

– Bolton community center: $50,000.

– Manhattan and Vine Street parks renovations, Jackson: $31,000.

Source: House Bill 1729

 

 

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