MULTIPLAN 2045

MULTIPLAN leads the way for development of transportation services and is Mississippi’s statewide transportation plan. It identifies long-range transportation goals and sets the stage for strategic transportation investment over a 25-year horizon. Updated every five years, MULTIPLAN allows for adjustments as the world changes around us.

Updates to MULTIPLAN are being made now and everyone is encouraged to participate.

Plan

Determine needs.

Set goals.

Estimate available funding.

Develop strategies and identify projects to meet goals while considering available funding.

Design

Design transportation projects based on the plan.

Look for ways to avoid or find solutions for the impacts that transportation may have on the community and the environment.

Construct / Maintain

Build, repair and maintain roads, bridges, trails and other infrastructure to meet the goals of the plan.

Complete work on schedule, within budget and according to design.

The Big Picture

1

Define our current transportation needs.

2

Explain long-range transportation planning, why it is important and how people can participate in planning for future needs.

3

Develop growth forecasts and identify future needs.

4

Based on needs and input from the public, begin to plan how and where limited transportation funding should be spent.

We are here

5

 Develop goals and performance standards for our state.

6

Identify ways to improve transportation in our state.

7

Develop a financial plan.

8

Put together a draft transportation plan that includes both short-range projects identified in the Transportation Improvement Program and long-term projects.

9

Estimate the impact the draft plan might have on the community and the environment.

10

Invite the public to review and make comments about the draft plan.

11

Develop the final plan, which can be updated or amended if new information is discovered.