MDOT: Use caution on I-55

Published 11:03 am Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Motorists on I-55 in Lincoln County are urged to be cautious when traveling.

The Mississippi Department of Transportation issued a caution of “interstate congestion” on Tuesday, saying the problem was expected to continue until further notice on both directions of the interstate between McComb and Brookhaven.

“Drivers are advised to use caution while traveling along I-55 in Lincoln and Pike County due to an influx of traffic causing congestion and delays. This congestion is expected to continue for the next few days,” an MDOT statement read.

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Traffic northbound on I-55 should also be aware the Welcome Center is closed until power can be restored, including restrooms. The parking lot remains open for public use.

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