Governor Phil Bryant declared a state of emergency to address bridges that are not in compliance with state and federal standards. Many bridges have not been closed, posing not only a safety risk but, also a loss of federal monies.
Crews responded to a vehicle fire on I-55 in Copiah County Wednesday.
There's a crash on Highway 49 in Simpson County that has lanes blocked in the area.
The coroner has identified the people killed in this crash.
Contractors will begin work this week on East County Line Road from Ridgewood Road to South Wheatley Street.
The Mississippi Department of Transportation recognizes this month as Work Zone Awareness Month.
Portions of Old Highway 49 and Old Flowood Drive are closed this week in Flowood.
Work has started on the Adkins Boulevard bridge.