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Temporary Closure – Fort Bayou Bridge 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.

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February 25 @ 10:00 pm
February 26 @ 10:00 pm

Temporary drawbridge closure on SR 609 in Jackson County

WHO:         The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT).

WHAT:        Temporary drawbridge closure.

WHEN:        Thursday, February 25, from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m.

WHERE:      Fort Bayou drawbridge on State Route 609 in Jackson County.

WHY:          Work continues on the Fort Bayou drawbridge, to prepare the bridge for the 45-day closure happening sometime in mid-March or early April.

This work is part of a repair project to upgrade the bridge. This project will include an upgrade to the bridge’s motor, generator, gears and axles. The bridge will also be repainted.

Drivers are advised to find an alternate route.

Motorists are reminded to be on high alert for roadside workers.

Stay updated with live travel information at MDOTtraffic.com or download the MDOT Traffic mobile app.

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1800, Ocean Springs, MS 39566-1800
Delivery Address: 1018 Porter Avenue, Ocean Springs, MS 39564