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Ramp and lane closures, traffic congestion expected this weekend along I-55 and I-20

I-20 bridge construction
I-20 bridge construction(MDOT)
Published: May. 12, 2021 at 3:22 PM CDT
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Alternating lane and ramp closures are expected along I-20 and I-55 this weekend in Jackson, as crews continue work on a major bridge replacement project.

The closures will impact two sections of roadway:

I-20 eastbound between the railroad and Gallatin Street overpasses

And I-55 northbound between Terry Road and Gallatin Street.

The Terry Road on-ramp to I-20 eastbound also will be closed to traffic.

The closures will begin at 4 a.m. Saturday, May 15, and continue until 6 a.m., Monday, May 17.

Significant congestion is expected. Motorists should plan accordingly and seek alternate routes if possible.

The closures are needed as crews do paving work associated with the I-20 bridge replacement.

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