Fort Bayou Bridge OVERNIGHT Closures – August 3rd & 4th

Overnight closures on Fort Bayou drawbridge in Jackson County
WHO: The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT).
WHAT: Overnight bridge closures.
WHEN: Tuesday, August 3, from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. and Wednesday, August 4, from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m.
WHERE: Fort Bayou drawbridge on State Route 609 in Jackson County.
WHY: During these overnight closures crews will be pouring concrete, and lifting and installing new machinery.
The bridge will be open to traffic between 5 a.m. and 10 p.m. on these days.
Drivers are advised to find an alternate route. Detour signs will be in place. Motorists are reminded to be on high alert for roadside workers.
Stay updated with live travel information at 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