Mississippi State Welcome Center closed for maintenance

Published 3:32 pm Monday, September 13, 2021

The Mississippi State Welcome Center on Washington Street near the Interstate 20 Mississippi River Bridge is closed this week for maintenance, according to information from the Mississippi Department of Transportation.

MDOT spokesman Mike Flood said the center is closed through Sunday.

Besides the building, the center’s parking lot is also closed because the contractor is using it as an area to store equipment while working on the welcome center, Flood said.

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John Surratt is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a degree in general studies. He has worked as an editor, reporter and photographer for newspapers in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post staff since 2011 and covers city government. He and his wife attend St. Paul Catholic Church and he is a member of the Port City Kiwanis Club.

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