Wilkes Bridge in Gulfport, Fort Bayou in Ocean Springs, to close for work

The Mississippi Department of Transportation announced the coming closures of two bridges on the Coast for maintenance work.

In Gulfport, the Wilkes Bridge over Bayou Bernard on Cowan-Lorraine Road will be closed tonight from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. to allow crews to work on a bridge maintenance project.

In Ocean Springs, the Fort Bayou drawbridge will close overnight on Aug. 24 and Aug. 25 from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., also for a bridge maintenance project. Detour signs will be in place.

The bridge will be open to traffic 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. both days.

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