2006 Regular Session
To: Highways and Transportation
By: Senator(s) Nunnelee, Gordon, Pickering
AN ACT TO DESIGNATE A CERTAIN INTERCHANGE IN LEE COUNTY AS THE "S.A. (JUNIOR) HANCOCK MEMORIAL INTERCHANGE"; TO DESIGNATE A CERTAIN SEGMENT OF U.S. HIGHWAY 29 IN JONES COUNTY AS THE "ALBERT B. SHOWS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY"; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. (1) The interchange located at the intersection of Mississippi Highway 6 and the Natchez Trace Parkway in Lee County is designated and shall be known as the "S.A. (Junior) Hancock Memorial Interchange."
(2) The Mississippi Department of Transportation shall erect and maintain appropriate signs approaching the interchange from the east and west that shall include the following: "S.A. (Junior) Hancock devoted his life to the completion of the Natchez Trace Parkway. His goal was achieved on May 21, 2005."
SECTION 2. (1) That segment of U. S. Highway 29 in Jones County, beginning at the Jones/Perry County line and extending to the southern city limits of Ellisville is designated and shall be known as the "Albert B. Shows Memorial Highway."
(2) The Mississippi Department of Transportation shall erect and maintain appropriate signs along and approaching the segment of highway described in subsection (1) of this section.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2006.