Pavement buckles on Highway 49 - - Jackson, MS

Pavement buckles on Highway 49

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RICHLAND, MS (WLBT) - The blistering heat caused two sections of Highway 49 South in Richland to buckle.

It happened just north of the Florence city limits.

All southbound lanes were closed.

Traffic was moving on the shoulder of the highway

MDOT crews worked to repair the damage to the pavement.

All lanes are now open.

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