MADISON COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – Leaders with the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) modified the weight restriction on the U.S. 51 bridge in Madison County.
Crews recently repaired the steel girders, which had deteriorated. As a result, the current posted weight limits have been modified.
The load restriction on Bridge No. 139.4 over the Big Black River has been modified to the following:
- 18 Tons H Truck
- 25 Tons HS Short Truck
- 28 Tons HS Long Truck
Officials said signs are in place to alert drivers of the load restriction.