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MDOT announces weekend lane closures

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Warmer weather spurs road work in the metro area this weekend.

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) has announced multiple lane and ramp closures on Saturday and Sunday.

The closures will allow crews to begin much needed roadway improvement projects.

Officials say traffic delays are possible and alternate routes should be considered.

On Saturday, March 6, the following closures are scheduled:

  • The right lane of Interstate 20 westbound at Airport Road will be closed from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. The I-20 westbound off-ramp to Airport Road will also be closed from 6 a.m. until 12 p.m. on Saturday, as will the Airport Road on-ramp to I-20 westbound during this same time period. Also, one lane of Airport Road near I-20 in both the northbound and southbound directions will be closed Saturday from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m.
  • Also on Saturday, March 6, the right lane of I-20 eastbound at Airport Road will be closed from 12 p.m. until 6 p.m. The I-20 eastbound off-ramp to Airport Road will also be closed from 12 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Saturday, as will the Airport Road on-ramp to I-20 eastbound during this same time period. The Crossgates Boulevard on-ramp to I-20 westbound will be closed from 6 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 6.

On Sunday, March 7, the following closures are scheduled:

  • The right lane of I-20 eastbound at Airport Road will be closed from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. Also, the I-20 eastbound off-ramp to Airport Road will be closed during this same time period on Sunday, as will the Airport Road on-ramp to I-20 eastbound.

MDOT officials said there will be at least one exit/off ramp and one entrance/on ramp open at all times.

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