New walkway in the works north of harbor

The new pedestrian bridge at U.S. 90 and Caillavet Street – linking the Beau Rivage employee parking garage and the Beau Rivage itself – will begin taking shape over the highway in a few months, and about that time, the City of Biloxi will begin work on a second U.S. 90 pedestrian overpass, west of Main Street.

The new project will connect the two new hotels under construction north of the busy roadway with the Biloxi Small Craft Harbor and the nearby Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. 

The city next week is expected to award a $2.4 million contract for the new walkway, which will be built near the new Watermark and Hilton Garden Inn hotels on the north side and just west of Guice Park on the south side of the highway. The new bridge is expected to be complete as soon as July 2019. MDOT, by the way, reports that the walkway at Caillavet is expected to be completed in January, a month later than originally scheduled, because of weather delays.

Each of the walkways was designed by Leigh Jaunsen of the firm Dale Partners, and each has stairs and elevators at both ends.

The Caillavet Street walkway, part of the original MGM Park contract, is being funded by the state, and the harbor walkway is being overseen by the city and funded with money collected through a countywide port bond.
See day and night renderings of the new walkway
See the walkway resolution on the council agenda