Interstate 10 through the Gulfport and Biloxi area. Map updated October 1, 2012.

Interstate 10 serves the three coastal counties of Mississippi between Slidell, Louisiana and Mobile, Alabama. Traveling inland, the freeway parallels the U.S. 90 corridor while bypassing or traveling through northern reaches of the Mississippi Sound side cities. Expansion projects widened I-10 to six lanes from just west of Exit 28 to a point just east of Exit 50. Long range plans will eventually extend the six-lane segment west to Exit 13 and east to Exit 57.

Interstate 10 Mississippi Highway Guides

Alabama and Louisiana completed their sections of Interstate 10 well in advance of the portion through Mississippi. The freeway ended at Mississippi 607 north of Pearlington to the west and at the state line with U.S. 90 northeast of Moss Point while construction was underway during the 1970s.

All of I-10 through Mississippi is designated the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway. 2015 traffic counts ranged from a high of 77,000 vehicles per day (vpd) at the Biloxi River and 37,000 vpd through the John C. Stennis Space Center buffer zone in Hancock County.


Interstate 10 scenes
County Farm Road leads south from Mississippi 53 to become Beat Line Road at a diamond interchange with Interstate 10. Photo taken 06/09/10.
Interstate 10 ventures east from Beatline Road six miles to northern reaches of Gulfport. Motorists remaining on Beatline Road south pass Jones Mill and Willow Springs en route to Long Beach. Photo taken 06/09/10.
Approaching the westbound ramp to Slidell, Louisiana on Beatline Road north at Exit 28 of I-10. Photo taken 06/09/10.
An older style guide sign, utilizing all capital letters, directs motorists to New Orleans from Beatline Road north. Photo taken 06/09/10.
Canal Road expands to a four-lane divided highway through the diamond interchange with Interstate 10. This view looks at the approach to the westbound ramp to New Orleans. Photo taken 04/20/12.
Interstate 10 leaves the Gulfport area for a rural drive 38 miles to Interstates 12 and 59 at Slidell. The Port of Gulfport connector freeway will tie into I-10 just east of Canal Road. Photo taken 04/20/12.
What was a rare find in Mississippi, a state-named shield for Interstate 10 was posted at the eastbound on-ramp from Lorraine-Cowan Road (Mississippi 605) south. It was one of only a handful of old state name shields to remain in southern Mississippi at the time and was since replaced. Lorraine-Cowan Road became part of new Mississippi 605 in 2004. The north-south highway serves Gulfport's Bernard Bayou Industrial District and carries four lanes from Interstate 10 to Mississippi 67. Traffic lights were installed at the end of the Interstate 10 off-ramps to Lorraine-Cowan Road in 2003. Photo taken 03/20/02.
A plain Interstate 10 shield with smaller numbers replaced the state-named shield at MS 605 to I-10 east. Photo taken 06/10/06.
Lamey Bridge Road north at the 2015-opened ramp for Interstate 10 east. Photo taken 11/20/15.
Lamey Bridge Road lowers from the overpass across Interstate 10 toward the eastbound on-ramp. The Lamey Bridge Road overpass was replaced as part of the Interstate 10/110 Interchange Improvements project from 2013 to September 2015. Photo taken 11/20/15.
Interstate 10 bee lines east from Lamey Bridge Road to Mississippi 609 north of Ocean Springs. Mobile, Alabama lies 57 miles to the east. Photo taken 11/20/15.



Photo Credits:

  • 03/20/02 by AARoads.
  • 06/10/06 by AARoads.
  • 06/09/10 by AARoads and Lou Corsaro.
  • 04/20/12 by AARoads.
  • 11/20/15 by AARoads.

Page Updated 09-28-2016.