JACKSON, MS - On Monday, April 6, crews with the Mississippi Department of Transportation will begin a bridge rehabilitation project on State Route 481 over Caney Creek in Smith County. The location of the bridge is on State Route 481 between Smith County Road 558 and the Scott County line. The project will include: the replacement of the bridge deck, joint repairs, bank reshaping, rail cleaning, and more.
No offical detour route will be provided, but message boards will be in place to warn drivers of the road closure. Passenger cars could utilize Smith County Road 558 and 558-B to access Scott County and commercial traffic could utilize State Route 35. Work is expected to wrap up spring of 2020.