Update: City works to clean storm drains


Response helps to relieve flooding around the Metro

Update 12:31 pm

If you are traveling near Manship Street, please be careful. A manhole cover popped up in one part of the street and residents are dealing with foul-smelling water and debris from a backed-up drain.

12 News Shay O’Connor talked with folks who live along this route and Pecan Boulevard. They tell her they’ve been dealing with the problem for quite some time.

JACKSON, Miss (WJTV) – It’s a story you first heard about here on 12 News. Businesses and homes along Pecan Boulevard navigating tricky flooding because of closed storm drains.

City workers were busy making sure water could make its way into the drains which were clogged with leaves, trash, and other debris.

There is a flash flood warning in effect in the Metro until 7 p.m. tonight. If you have a problem in your neighborhood you can let the City of Jackson know by contacting their 3-1-1 hotline.

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