The Mississippi Department of Transportation has appointed Brian Ratliff as District 5 Engineer. Ratliff will oversee the operations in 10 central Mississippi counties including the Jackson Metro Area and the counties along Interstate 20 eastward towards Meridian.
Ratliff began working for MDOT as an Engineer in Training in 1996 after graduating from Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. He was promoted to Project Engineer and later Resident Engineer. Most notably, Ratliff oversaw construction of major Jackson Metro Area projects like the Interstate 55 Old Agency Road and Split Diamond Interchanges, the replacement of the Interstate 20 westbound bridge over State Street and the Roundabout Bypass on Highway 475 at the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport.
Ratliff is an active member of the Jackson Chapter of the Mississippi Engineering Society. Originally from Brookhaven, he lives in Brandon with his wife, Kimberly, their two children, Will and Sam, and their two dogs. He and his family are members of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Brandon.
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