CLINTON, Miss. (WJTV) – Leaders with the City of Clinton announced on Thursday, November 17 that crews with the City of Jackson are still working to repair the damage caused by the waterline break on Monday afternoon near Wildwood Baptist Church on Springridge Road.

The northbound and southbound lanes will remain closed through the weekend of November 20.

Clinton leaders said they are evaluating the site on a day-to-day basis and will reopen Springridge Road as soon as conditions are safe for passengers.

While the lanes remain closed, drivers should not use the Wildwood Baptist Church parking lot as a cut-through.

Officers will be patrolling the area to ensure the safety of the families in the neighborhoods behind Wildwood Baptist Church during the detour.

CLINTON, Miss. (WJTV) – Traffic along Springridge Road in Clinton is being detoured after a waterline break on Monday, November 14.

According to Clinton leaders, both the northbound and southbound traffic on the road are being detoured around the site while repairs are being made.

The waterline broke across from Wildwood Baptist Church. The City of Jackson crews were notified about the break and are working with the City of Clinton to address the issue.

Clinton leaders said the waterline only services the area west of Springridge Road and south of McRaven Road. They said Jackson kept the water certificates when Clinton annexed the area.

Jackson leaders announced a boil water notice was issued for customers in the following areas:

  • [1200-1299] Springridge Road: 39209
  • [1100-2199] South McRaven Road

This advisory affects 40 connections. All customers are advised to boil their drinking water for one minute until adequate pressure is restored to the system. 

Neighbors will be notified when the advisory has been lifted. For more information, customers may call 601-960-2723 during business hours or 601-960-1778 (or 601-960-1875) after 4:00 p.m. and on weekends.