The National Park Service Announces the Finding of No Significant Impact for Proposed Easement Improvements to US Highway 61 at Port Gibson, Mississippi

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TUPELO, MS:  The National Park Service (NPS) announces the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) document is now available at The FONSI grants a highway easement deed to the Mississippi Department of Transportation (Project N. 101819) for the proposed US 61 improvements at Port Gibson, Mississippi, which includes the construction of a highway bypass across the Natchez Trace Parkway.

The FONSI is also available on the NPS’s Planning, Environment, and Public Comment website at Under “Choose a Park,” click on “Natchez Trace Parkway” and follow the link to “US 61 Improvements at Port Gibson, Mississippi.”

For more information about the Natchez Trace Parkway, visit

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