Madison County Traffic Advisory

The Mississippi Department of Transportation is cautioning residents about road work this weekend in Madison County. Here is the press release:

WHO:  The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT).

WHAT: Lane and ramp closure. Stay updated with live travel information at or download the MDOT Traffic mobile.

WHERE: Right lane of Interstate 55 northbound between the I-55 exit ramp to I-220 southbound and the I-220 ramp to I-55 northbound.

 I-220 northbound ramp to I-55 northbound.

 All closures are dependent on favorable weather conditions.           

WHEN: The right lane of I-55 northbound will be closed from Friday, April 12, at 8 p.m. until Saturday, April 13, at 6 a.m.

 The I-220 northbound ramp to I-55 northbound will be closed from Saturday, April 13, at 10 p.m. until Sunday, April 14, at 6 a.m. 

WHY: Crews will be removing the concrete bridge rail on the I-55 northbound bridge over the ramp. The closure is necessary to prevent debris from falling on the traveling public.  

Advanced warning signs will be in place. Motorists are reminded to be on high alert for roadside workers during this closure. Learn how to navigate a highway work zone safely, as well as other safe driving tips at

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