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I-55 Mississippi River Bridge to close for two weeks

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The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) will shutter the I-55 Mississippi River Bridge for construction starting on Sunday.

According to TDOT, the I-55 Mississippi River Bridge connecting Memphis to Arkansas will be closed for two weeks starting over the weekend to allow for construction to the bridge deck.

Sunday, March 10, 8:00 pm through Sunday, March 24, 8:00 pm

  • I-55 SB will be closed at Bridgeport Road in Arkansas
  • I-55 NB will be closed at South Parkway* in Tennessee

*Local traffic will be allowed to continue to the McLemore exit

  • I-55 SB ramp will be closed
  • Crump Boulevard WB will be closed

TDOT suggests I-40 as a detour route.

You can find more information on the bridge closure here.

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