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MDOT reducing Fort Bayou drawbridge to two lanes

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) will reduce the Fort Bayou drawbridge in Ocean Springs from four lanes down to two on Sunday. The traffic shift is part of an ongoing, $20-million bridge repair project to rehabilitate and upgrade the…

Gulfport to receive funding for bridge over HWY 90

Mississippi lawmakers are helping bridge the gap to secure funding for a bridge in downtown Gulfport. U.S. Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith, along with U.S. House Representative Steven Palazzo, announced this week more than $5 million has been allocated…

Bridge re-dedication in Jackson County

One of Jackson County’s two official hurricane evacuation routes is back up and running. Tuesday, Southern District Transportation Commissioner Tom King was on hand at a re-dedication ceremony in Jackson County for State Route 57, officially adding it back to…

18-wheeler wreck closes Highway 57 bridge

Highway 57 in Jackson County is closed after an 18-wheeler crashed into the bridge by Red Creek Road this morning. It’s possible the bridge will have to be replaced before the heavily traveled area can be re-opened. A thousand pound…

Update on Highway 57 bridge closure

Highway 57 in Jackson County is closed indefinitely at Red Creek north of Vancleave after an 18-wheeler crashed into the bridge around 7:30 a.m. News 25’s Gina Tomlinson is at the scene with an update on the situation.

HWY. 57 BRIDGE CLOSED AFTER 18-WHEELER CRASH

An 18-wheeler pulling a tractor crashed into the steel bridge over Red Creek on Highway 57, just south of the Jackson-George County line. The crash happened around 7:30 Tuesday morning. Highway 57 will be closed at the County Line until…

All Popps Ferry Bridge Lanes Open

Commuters likely experienced a slight delay this morning in Biloxi. The Popps Ferry Bridge was reduced to one lane this morning...that lane was expected to re-open around noon. Workers were on site to make repairs to the bridge's steel grate.…

100 State Bridges Close

Mississippi’s crumbling infrastructure has been a hotly contested topic for years and now 100 bridges in the state have been closed due to safety concerns. The closures come after the bridges failed inspections by the federal highway administration last week.…

Wilkes Bridge Back Open

A bridge that had been closed in Gulfport has reopened to traffic, allowing motorists to resume their normal commutes. Traffic early Thursday was once again rolling across the Wilkes Bridge on Cowan-Lorraine Road, which spans the industrial seaway. The bridge…

Popp's Ferry Bridge Down to One Lane

Popp's Ferry Bridge down to one lane this morning between 8:30 and noon while city contractors install led street lights on the bridge. Flagmen will be at the work zones to help direct traffic, and motorists are advised to use…

Kittens in a Bag Found Near Bridge

A tiny kitten is recovering now after a Biloxi resident says a bag of three were found near a bridge. Appearing to have been thrown off of it. The only kitten that was found alive is being called "Little Fish"…

Limbs For Life Bridge Walk

News 25's interviews Joseph Smith about the Limbs for Life Bridge Walk this Saturday September 17th at 9 am to 11 am at the Ocean Springs - Biloxi Bridge as the walk begins on the Ocean Springs side of the…

Lawmakers Tour Roads & Bridges With MDOT

We're months away from the 2017 legislative session, but this week Mississippi lawmakers toured the state looking at what legislators continue to say is one of the state's biggest issues infrastructure. Of those inspecting our roads and bridges with MDOT…