JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The Mississippi Department of Transportation says they’ve been pushing for more safety measures at construction zones.
This comes after a deadly accident in Byram.
A lawmaker says he plans to bring it up at the next legislative session.
Three people died in an I-55 pileup on Saturday, August 20, 2016.
People in the area called the construction zone near Siwell Road a death trap.
Senator Willie Simmons is the Transportation and Highway Committee chair.
He says he will be talking about legislation that would require law enforcement at construction zones.