Emergency street closure in Vicksburg

Statement from the mayor’s office:

The City of Vicksburg has closed a portion of Washington Street to thru traffic due to a sinkage beneath the street. Washington Street will remain closed to thru traffic from the intersection of Washington and South Streets to Washington and Clay Streets until further notice.

The City of Vicksburg has classified this matter as an emergency repair and is acting accordingly. A fractured sanitary sewer pipe has been identified as the primary cause of the sinkage.

I encourage the continued support of downtown businesses on Washington Street as the City of Vicksburg works to repair these damages. If you have any questions concerning this repair, please call my cell phone at 601.942.0492.”

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