MDOT restricts load on MS 465 bridge

Published 3:20 am Friday, September 9, 2022

The Mississippi Department of Transportation has modified a weight restriction on an MS 465 bridge in Warren County, according to information from MDOT.

According to a release from MDOT, the bridge recently underwent a routine bridge inspection where section loss was discovered on several wood pilings forcing the department to modify load restrictions on the bridge, identified as Bridge No. 2.6, located 2.6 miles west of U.S. Highway 61 in Warren County.

Signs have been placed on the highway to notify motorists of the load restriction.

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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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