Fort Bayou Bridge Overnight Closures – Wednesday, July 7th 10:00pm until Thursday, July 8th 5:00am


Overnight closures on Fort Bayou drawbridge in Jackson County

WHO:         The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT).

WHAT:        Overnight bridge closures.

WHEN:      Wednesday, July 7, from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m., and Thursday, July 8, 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 Wednesday.

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