State of Tennessee

02/21/2024 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/21/2024 16:02

I-55 Mississippi River Bridge Closure

MEMPHIS, Tennessee - The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) contract crews will be closing the I-55 Mississippi River Bridge this weekend to continue construction activities on the I-55 and Crump interchange. All work is weather-dependent. The upcoming weekend closure is the fourth of eight allowed in the contract.

Saturday, February 24, 5:00 am through Monday, February 26, 6:00 am

- 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

A detour will be posted.

The contract also allows two, two-week closures of the I-55 bridge. The first of those two-week closures is scheduled to begin on March 10.

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