City sets infrastructure meeting, launches project web site

Mayor A.J. Holloway has called a City Council meeting for Tuesday to discuss the city’s pending multi-million-dollar infrastructure repair program, and the city today announced the launch of a website,, and info line to help keep the public informed about the project.

The City Council meeting will be Tuesday at 11 at City Hall, where the city’s project manager, HNTB, will outline the process for parsing out design work for the federally-funded project, which involves repair or replacement of about 100 miles of city streets, storm drains, and sewer lines.

Work is expected to cost more than $355 million, and Holloway said communicating with residents will be vital, which is the reason for the creation of the new web site and toll-free info line.RestoreBiloxi

“This is the largest repair program the City of Biloxi has ever witnessed,” Holloway said. “Construction will be widespread, and it is the city’s goal to ensure all residents have access to the latest information, project details and construction schedules.”

The website, which is accessible directly or through a link on the front page of the city site, will serve as the primary source of public information about pending construction projects in the infrastructure repair program. will offer background information on the program, detailed project descriptions, maps, schedules and construction photographs. Website visitors may submit questions via the website and a public telephone information line will soon be activated.

Individuals interested in the program may also call a toll-free information line, (866) 515-8905. The information line will provide residents an opportunity to speak to program staff.

Mayor Holloway said, “The City’s commitment to residents is to share project information early and often and provide several lines of communication for the public benefit.”

The Biloxi Infrastructure Repair Program is a coordinated effort with the c
city, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and other federal, state and local agencies.