URS Corporation, a provider of engineering, construction and technical services, has won a contract from the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) to provide operations and support services for transportation management centres (TMC) across the state.

URS will offer management, staffing and other support services for the statewide TMC located in Jackson and regional TMCs located in Southaven, Hattiesburg and Gulfport.

The company will help maintain motorists’ awareness of situations impacting traffic flow, improve traffic operations and manage emergency situations such as evacuations associated with hurricanes.