Mississippi Highway 43 Information

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Mississippi Highway 43 marker

Mississippi Highway 43
Route information
Maintained by MDOT
Length235.526 mi [1] (379.042 km)
Major junctions
South end US 90 in Bay Saint Louis
  I-10 in Bay Saint Louis

I-59 in Picayune
US 11 in Picayune

MS 13 in Lampton

MS 13 near Oak Vale
US 84 from Monticello to Silver Creek

MS 13 in Mendenhall

MS 18 in Puckett
I-20 in Pelahatchie

US 80 in Pelahatchie
North endAttala Road 3122 near Kilmichael
Location
Counties Hancock, Pearl River, Marion, Jefferson Davis, Lawrence, Simpson, Rankin, Madison, Leake, Attala
Highway system
MS 42 MS 44
MS 43 as it passes through Goshen Springs, near the Ross Barnett Reservoir.

Mississippi Highway 43 (MS 43) generally runs north–south in three segments: the first from US 90 near Bay St. Louis to MS 13 south of Columbia, resuming at MS 13 in southern Jefferson Davis County to end near Mendenhall, and finally starting again at MS 18 near Puckett to end at Attala Road 3122 in northern Attala County. It traverses approximately 235 miles (378 km), serving Hancock, Pearl River, Marion, Jefferson Davis, Lawrence, Simpson, Rankin, Madison, Leake, and Attala counties.

Major intersections

CountyLocation mi kmDestinationsNotes
Hancock Waveland US 90 / Nicholson Avenue – Bay St. Louis, New Orleans, Buccaneer State Park, BeachesSouthern terminus of MS 43 and MS 603; southern end of MS 603 overlap
I-10 – New Orleans, MobileI-10 exit 13
MS 603 northNorthern end of MS 603 overlap
Pearl River Picayune I-59 south – Picayune, New OrleansSouthern end of I-59 overlap; MS 43 south follows exit 4
I-59 north – HattiesburgNorthern end of I-59 overlap; MS 43 north follows exit 6
US 11 – Picayune, Poplarville
Beech Street ( MS 992 south)Northern terminus of MS 43 Spur (MS 992)
Crossroads MS 26 – Bogalusa, Poplarville
Marion MS 13 – Columbia, LumbertonNorthern terminus of southern section of MS 43
Gap in route
Jefferson Davis MS 13 – Prentiss, ColumbiaSouthern terminus of middle section of MS 43
Lawrence MS 43A north – Silver CreekSouthern terminus of MS 43A
MS 184 west – MonticelloSouthern end of MS 184 overlap
MS 184 eastNorthern end of MS 184 overlap
US 84 west – Monticello, BrookhavenSouthern end of US 84 overlap
MS 184 west – MonticelloEastern terminus of Monticello section of MS 184
MS 184 east – Silver CreekWestern terminus of Silver Creek section of MS 184
US 84 east – Prentiss
MS 43A south
Northern end of US 84 overlap; northern terminus of MS 43A
Silver Creek MS 184 (Southern Avenue)
New Hebron Jones Street ( MS 915 north) to MS 42Southern terminus of MS 915
MS 42 – Prentiss
Simpson MS 478 westEastern terminus of MS 478
MS 28 east – MageeSouthern end of MS 28 overlap
MS 472 westEastern terminus of MS 472
Pinola MS 28 west – HazlehurstNorthern end of MS 28 overlap
Mendenhall MS 13 – Mendenhall, Jackson, PrentissNorthern terminus of middle section of MS 43
Gap in route
Rankin Puckett MS 18 – Puckett, Brandon, JacksonSouthern terminus of southern section of MS 43
Pelahatchie I-20 – Jackson, MeridianI-20 exit 68
US 80 – Brandon, Morton
MS 481 south – Leesburg, MortonNorthern terminus of MS 481
Koch MS 25 – Jackson, CarthageInterchange
MS 471 south – BrandonNorthern terminus of MS 471
Madison Madisonville Natchez Trace ParkwayInterchange
Canton MS 16 west (Canton Parkway) to I-55 / US 51Southern end of MS 16 overlap
MS 16 east (East Peace Street) – Downtown Canton, CarthageNorthern end of MS 16 overlap
MS 17 – Camden, Pickens
Leake Thomastown MS 429 – Sallis, Carthage
Attala MS 14 west – Newport, GoodmanSouthern end of MS 14 overlap
MS 14 east / South Natchez Street – Kosciusko, LouisvilleNorthern end of MS 14 overlap
MS 12 west – DurantSouthern end of MS 12 overlap
MS 735 north – Downtown KosciuskoSouthern terminus of MS 735; old MS 12
Kosciusko MS 19 north / MS 35 north (North Jackson Street) – Vaiden, KosciuskoSouthern end of MS 19 / MS 35 overlap
MS 12 east / MS 19 south / MS 35 south – AckermanNorthern end of MS 12 / MS 19 / MS 35 overlap
Winfry Road / County Road 3122to MS 407; northern terminus of northern section of MS 43; end of state maintenance
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Related routes

Highway 43 Spur


Mississippi Highway 43 Spur
Location Picayune
Length1.350 mi [1] (2.173 km)

MS 43 Spur, officially inventoried as Mississippi Highway 992 (MS 992), is a short local road which runs through Picayune, Mississippi. Its northern terminus is at MS 43 and its southern terminus is just north of Goodyear Boulevard in Picayune.

Highway 43A

Ellipse sign 43A.svg

Mississippi Highway 43A
Location Lawrence County
Length5.6 mi (9.0 km)

Mississippi Highway 43A (MS 43A) is a 5.6-mile-long (9.0 km) alternate route of MS 43 in Lawrence County, Mississippi.

MS 43A begins at an intersection with MS 43 just northwest of the community of Arm. It heads north through rural areas, running parallel to the Silver Creek, for several miles to enter the town of Silver Creek and come to an end at an intersection with US 84/MS 43 just south of downtown. The entire route of MS 43A is a two-lane highway. Signage of MS 43A is extremely poor along its entire length, with the only known sign being at its southern terminus. [2]

Major intersections

The entire route is in Lawrence County.

Location mi kmDestinationsNotes
0.00.0 MS 43 – Monticello, ColumbiaSouthern terminus
Silver Creek5.69.0 US 84 / MS 43 – Monticello, Prentiss, Downtown, New HebronNorthern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Mississippi Public Roads Selected Statistics" (PDF). Mississippi Department of Transportation. 2008. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-12-03. Retrieved 2010-06-03.
  2. ^ Google (November 28, 2019). "Mississippi Highway 43A" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved November 28, 2019.