The Wreath Laying Ceremony is in honor of MDOT workers, who lost their lives while working on the roads here in Mississippi.
Tuesday’s event taking place in front of the MDOT Administration Building in Jackson. There is a large headstone with the names of everyone who has died while working for the agency since 1951.
The event serves as a way to honor those who died while also calling attention to the importance of safety out on the roads.
The ceremony takes place at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Family and friends of fallen employees are all invited to attend.