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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 generally runs north–south in three segments: the first from U.S. Highway 90 near Bay St. Louis to Mississippi Highway 13 south of Columbia, resuming at MS 13 in southern Jefferson Davis County to end near Mendenhall, and finally starting again at Mississippi Highway 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

CountyLocationmikmDestinationsNotes
Hancock Waveland US 90 / Nicholson Avenue – Bay St. Louis, New Orleans, Buccaneer State Park, Beachessouth end of MS 603 overlap
I-10 – New Orleans, MobileI-10 exit 13
MS 603 northnorth end of MS 603 overlap
Pearl River Picayune I-59 south – Picayune, New Orleanssouth end of I-59 overlap; MS 43 south follows exit 4
I-59 north – Hattiesburgnorth end of I-59 overlap; MS 43 north follows exit 6
US 11 – Picayune, Poplarville
Beech Street ( MS 992 south)
Crossroads MS 26 – Bogalusa, Poplarville
Marion MS 13 – Columbia, Lumberton
Gap in route
Jefferson Davis MS 13
Lawrence MS 43A north
MS 184 – Monticello
Gap in route
Lawrence Silver Creek MS 43A south (Front Street) / MS 184 (Southern Avenue)
New HebronJones Street ( MS 915)
MS 42 – Prentiss
Simpson MS 478 west
MS 28 east – Mageesouth end of MS 28 overlap
MS 472 west
Pinola MS 28 west – Hazlehurstnorth end of MS 28 overlap
Mendenhall MS 13 – Mendenhall, Jackson, Prentiss
Gap in route
Rankin Puckett MS 18 – Puckett, Brandon, Jackson
Pelahatchie I-20 – Jackson, MeridianI-20 exit 68
US 80 – Brandon, Morton
MS 481 south – Leesburg
Koch MS 25 – Jackson, Carthageinterchange
MS 471 south – Brandon
Madison Madisonville Natchez Traceinterchange
Canton MS 16 west (Canton Parkway) to I-55 / US 51south end of MS 16 overlap
MS 16 east (East Peace Street) – Downtown Canton, Carthagenorth end of MS 16 overlap
MS 17 – Camden, Pickens
Leake Thomastown MS 429 – Sallis, Carthage
Attala MS 14 west – Newport, Goodmansouth end of MS 14 overlap
MS 14 east / South Natchez Street – Kosciusko, Louisvillenorth end of MS 14 overlap
MS 12 west – Durantsouth end of MS 12 overlap
MS 735 north
Kosciusko MS 19 north / MS 35 north (North Jackson Street) – Vaiden, Kosciuskosouth end of MS 19 / MS 35 overlap
MS 12 east / MS 19 south / MS 35 south – Ackermannorth end of MS 12 / MS 19 / MS 35 overlap
Winfry Road / County Road 3122to MS 407
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Related routes


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

MS 43 Spur, officially inventoried as Mississippi Highway 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.

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.