TRAFFIC UPDATE: Mississippi Interstate Highway Closures - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Jackson 09/02/08

TRAFFIC UPDATE: Mississippi Interstate Highway Closures

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JACKSON, MISS., Tuesday, September 2, 2008--- The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) announces the following traffic information to the traveling public.

Below is a list of all highways/interstates that have closed in the state of Mississippi due to flooding.

  • Highway 556 at Highway 98 in Franklin County - Closed due to water over the road
  • Highway 51 at Lake Dixie Springs in Pike County - Closed due to water over the bridge
  • Highway 24 between Liberty & Gloster, at the bridge eight (8) miles from Liberty - Closed due to flooding over both culverts
  • Highway 98 and 198 in Bude in Franklin County - Closed due to water over the road

Please be advised that MDOT Call Center is still active for the public's convenience to obtain traffic information.  Motorists may contact the Call Center hotline at 1-866-521-MDOT (6368) and can log onto our website at MSTraffic.com for traffic information.

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