MDOT will begin the next phase of the reconstruction of I-20 in Scott County Monday.
I-20 is being completely reconstructed from Highway 481 to Highway 501 and milled and overlaid between Highway 501 and the Scott and Newton County lines.
Starting Monday both east and west bound traffic will be placed head to head in the newly constructed westbound lanes.
The eastbound lanes will be closed for reconstruction.
There will be work in progress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week during the following months.
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