2022 Mississippi Restoration Projects

RESTORE Act Direct Component (aka Bucket 1) Funding

  • Lowery Island Restoration ($4.4 million) -create marina and mixed-use district.  Pascagoula, Jackson County.
  • Pearl River Community College Hancock Aviation Aerospace Workforce Academy ($2.09 million) — purchase equipment to support the establishment of PRCC Aerospace Workforce Academy. Hancock County.
  • The Kiln Utility District and Fire District Water and Sewer Expansion Project ($3.0 million) — expand water and sewer to support increased development. Kiln, Hancock County.
  • Hwy 609 Washington Street Gateway Phase II ($5.5 million) –construct pedestrian friendly features including sidewalks, crosswalk, and landscaped median under Phase II from Old Fort Bayou to Highway 90.  Jackson County.
  • Trent Lott International Airport North Apron Expansion ($2.4 million) – expand the north apron of the Trent Lott International Airport. Jackson County.
  • Magnificent Mile: I-10 Hwy 63 Corridor Improvement ($5.5 million) investment in road infrastructure to alleviate traffic congestion and encourage development. Moss Point, Jackson County.
  • Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport Secondary Runway Extension ($2.2 million) — funding for expansion of the secondary runway.  Harrison County.
  • Port Bienville Railroad Intermodal Expansion ($3.3 million)-construction of a 7 track classification yard and the addition of a truck to rail intermodal facility expansion. Harrison County.

RESTORE Act Spill Impact Component (aka Bucket 3) Funding

  • Jones Park Expansion Parking Areas ($1.65 million) expand parking areas at Jones Park. Gulfport, Harrison County.
  • Walter Anderson Museum of Art Creative Complex ($1.2 million) — provide funding for facility construction and new program implementation.  Ocean Springs, Jackson County.
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Workforce Training ($5.5 million) — development of curricula and workforce development program designed to meet job market needs. Coastwide.
  • Health Professions for our Community (HEALP): Health Professions Center of Excellence ($6.6 million) — project will focus on developing a Health Professionals Center of Excellence. Coastwide.
  • Marina at Front Beach ($5.5 million) – funding to convert derelict shrimp processing plant to marina and event center. Ocean Springs, Jackson County.
  • Institute of Marine Mammal Studies Outreach and Ecotourism ($825,000) – enhance and expand ecotourism around gulf coast marine resources. Coastwide.
  • St. Stanislaus and Ocean Springs Environmental Education ($566,500) -enhance environmental science programs related to marine ecosystem education. Bay St Louis, Hancock County and Ocean Springs,  Jackson County.