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    NEWS - Ocean Springs Dedicates Porter Avenue Infrastructure Improvement Project   11/2/2018

    November 2, 2018 - City and county representatives will be joined by Commissioner Tom King, Southern Transportation District, and other officials from the area for a dedication to mark the completion of a pedestrian safety project on Porter Avenue. This project included sidewalk, roadway and drainage improvements. Construction was awarded to Lane Construction, LLC with engineering provided by Neel Schaffer, Inc. The project was funded by the Federal Highway Administration and appropriated through the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the Gulf Regional Planning Commission.

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    NOTICE - Freedom Field will be closed for approximately 4 weeks for the installation of new lighting.   11/2/2018

    November 2, 2018 - Beginning Tuesday, November 6, Freedom Field will be closed for approximately 4 weeks. This closure is necessary for the installation of new lights around the walking track and for sporting events. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience with this matter!

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    NEWS - 40th Annual Peter Anderson Traffic and Road Closure Information   10/30/2018

    October 30, 2018 - The 40th Annual Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival will take place this weekend in downtown Ocean Springs. Presented by Blue Moon, this year’s festival will include more than 400 artisans, crafters, food vendors and live entertainment on both days. Certain streets will be closed to thru traffic from 3 a.m. on Saturday, November 3 through 7 p.m. Sunday, November 4. Police are scheduled to lift barricades at 5 p.m. Sunday to allow vendors to exit the festival area. The roads within the footprint of the festival will remain closed to thru traffic until approximately 7 pm. As always, it is at police discretion whether to add, remove, or relocate barricades.

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    NEWS - Veterans Parade Route Information   10/23/2018

    October 23, 2018 - Certain streets will be closed from 1:00 pm until the end of the parade on Saturday, October 27, 2018, in downtown Ocean Springs. Barricades will be placed Saturday starting at 12:00 pm. Parking on private property will not be allowed. Towing will be a measure of last resort, and the City of Ocean Springs will only do so once all measures of contacting a vehicle’s owner have been exhausted.

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    NEWS - Trick or Treat Down the Street Road Closure Information   10/23/2018

    October 23, 2018 - Certain streets will be closed from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Wednesday, October 31, 2018, in downtown Ocean Springs. Barricades will be placed Wednesday starting at 5:00 pm. Parking on private property will not be allowed. Towing will be a measure of last resort, and the City of Ocean Springs will only do so once all measures of contacting a vehicle’s owner have been exhausted.

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    NEWS - Hurricane Michael Relief Supply Drive   10/12/2018

    The City of Ocean Springs is collecting donations for those impacted by Hurricane Michael at City Hall and the OS Fire Department on HWY. 90 near Walmart.

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    NOTICE - Pedestrian Walkway of Ocean Springs - Biloxi Bay Bridge will close from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily for a week   10/9/2018

    October 9, 2018 - The pedestrian walkway of the Ocean Springs - Biloxi Bay Bridge will close from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily for a week, beginning Wednesday, October 10th, to allow for pressure washing.

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    CLEAR WATER NOTICE   10/4/2018

    October 4, 2018 - The boil water notice previously issued for your area: Bechtel, from Elliot to Hickory (and surrounding area) is lifted. Therefore, it is no longer necessary to boil water

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    BOIL WATER NOTICE - Bechtel, from Elliot to Hickory (and surrounding area)   10/3/2018

    October 3, 2018 - On Wednesday, October 3, 2018, there was a water line break which will affect the following area: Bechtel, from Elliot to Hickory (and surrounding area). This means that every resident in the affected areas will be required to boil water until further written notification. Because water pressure will be lost, you should then boil your water vigorously for 1 full minute before consumption until further notice. In any event, until you receive written notice continue to boil.

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    ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE - Joseph Street, between Dewey Avenue and Washington Avenue   9/26/2018

    September 25, 2018 - Beginning on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, at 7 am until Friday, September 28, 2018, at 8 am, Joseph, between Dewey and Washington, will be closed to ALL TRAFFIC barring any unforeseen circumstances. The purpose of this road closure is to make necessary road repairs.

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