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Traffic Alert

I-20 westbound Vicksburg bridge closure scheduled



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The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that beginning Monday, May 10, 2021, the westbound outside lane of I-20 on the Mississippi River Bridge will be closed at approximately 8 a.m. and will remain closed until Saturday, May 15, 2021 at approximately 4 p.m.

This closure is required to perform routine bridge inspection.


Monday – Thursday: 12 foot maximum width.

Friday: 16 foot maximum width

Saturday: 12 foot maximum width

This work will be performed weather permitting.

Safety reminder:

DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through the construction site and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.

Area residents should exercise caution when driving, walking, or biking near an active construction zone.

Call 511 or visit for additional information. Out-of-state travelers may call I-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). Motorists may also monitor the LA DOTD website at, by selecting MyDOTD, or by visiting the DOTD Facebook and Twitter pages.

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