UPDATE: Highway 16 in DeKalb is open to traffic.
(The original story is posted below.)
The Mississippi Department of Transportation says the westbound lane of Highway 16 has been closed in Kemper County because of an 18-wheeler wreck.
Traffic is being detoured through the city streets. Cleanup could take until 1 p.m.
Motorists are encouraged to take an alternate route and expect delays when traveling in this area while crews work on the cleanup of this accident.