Natchez Trace reopens between U.S. 49 and I-55

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – According to Natchez Trace Parkway officials, a seven-mile stretch of th Natchez Trace Parkway between U.S. 49 and I-55 in the Jackson-metro area has been reopened.

The road was closed on October 31, 2019, so crews could replace a culvert. The culvert was replaced on January 5, 2020.

Rain saturated the ground for weeks, so crews were unable to reopen the road until February.

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