TUPELO, MS – Two new bridges will open today as part of the ongoing Highway 6 construction project being completed by the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT). Over the past two years, Natchez Trace Parkway traffic was detoured while the new bridges were constructed over the future Highway 6 crossing.
Construction work will continue in the area as the remainder of the project is completed. Motorists are encouraged to use caution. Further information on the Highway 6 project can be obtained by contacting the MDOT District 1 Office in Tupelo, MS, at (662) 842.1122