I-20 Mississippi

Crash on I-59 past US 49 North / MS 42 West EX 67B in Forrest County has ALL northbound lanes BLOCKED. Map Impact: https://t.co/OjhXE7xJvx #MShwys

SR 609 CLOSURE: Next Sunday (3/14), Mississippi DOT crews will close the Fort Bayou drawbridge in Ocean Springs to replace the bridge bearings and shafts.

For more info, including detour maps, click here>>https://t.co/DGHyzq0ecM #MShwys

Crash on I-220 at Medgar Evers Blvd EX 5A in Hinds County has ALL northbound lanes BLOCKED. Map Impact: https://t.co/hJXEEQITUP #MShwys

Crash on MS 302 before Getwell Rd in DeSoto County has ALL westbound lanes BLOCKED. Map Impact: https://t.co/oTUAs1DHTD #MShwys

“Severe storms like this one bring Mississippians together," said Transportation Commissioner Willie Simmons.

Commissioner Simmons joined several local officials to distribute 20 pallets of water in Jackson. READ MORE: https://t.co/Mawl5TMXKJ

#NationalDayOfUnplugging starts at sunset on March 5 & reminds us to take time away from screens.

Remember, your time behind the wheel should always be screen-free. Take some time this weekend to unplug, relax and never text and drive. #drivesmartMS

Currently, crews are performing grading work in the median and Southbound outside shoulder on Hwy 49 in Forrest County.

Southbound traffic has been shifted to the median in several locations to allow for reconstruction of existing Southbound lanes to remove steep vertical curves. #projectupdate🚧

On #EmployeeAppreciationDay (and every day), we’d like to show appreciation for the hard work and commitment of our incredible team!

Mississippi DOT’South dedicated maintenance crews worked long hours in dangerous conditions to open Mississippi highways. Thanks for all you do for Mississippi!

Happy Friday! A weakening system will move quickly through the region today, bringing light rain to the western parts of the area. High temps will rise into the mid to upper 60s. 🌧

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (Mississippi DOT) will close the Fort Bayou drawbridge in Ocean Springs on Sunday, March 14, at 10 p.m.

The closure is part of an ongoing $20 million bridge repair project to rehabilitate and upgrade the drawbridge on State Route 609.