Bridge to Close for Repairs

Jackson, Miss. The Mississippi Department of Transportation is temporarily closing the Highway 80 bridge at the Chunky River for repairs.

The bridge will close for up to 12 hours, or until the repair is complete, starting at 7 a.m Saturday, May 18.

Structure damage was discovered during a routine inspection.

The location is on Highway 80 between Highway 15 and Interstate 20 at the Lost Gap community.

Only local traffic will be able to access Highway 80 between Highway 15 and the bridge, as well as from the bridge to Lost Gap.