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Detour on Cherry Street

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Commuters in the heart of Vicksburg are encouraged to avoid Cherry Street Tuesday.

Construction taking place in the 1800 block of Cherry Street is restricting traffic. Crews are diverting traffic with a detour.

Please use caution in the area and choose another route if possible.

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Storm knocks out power to traffic light on 61N

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The traffic signal on U.S. Highway 61 North at Oak Ridge Road is down, and Mississippi Highway Patrol is directing traffic through the busy intersection.

An early morning storm moved through Vicksburg Sunday knocking down several trees.

Entergy’s outage map shows that most of Warren County was not affected, with only a couple of small outages on isolated streets.

 

 

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1-20 Mississippi River Bridge lane closure

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The eastbound inside lane of the Interstate 20 Mississippi River Bridge will be closed for emergency repair to the roadway and median barrier from Friday, Nov. 13, through Friday, Nov. 27.

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through the construction site and to be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.

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Accident on Mission 66 snarling traffic

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A two-vehicle wreck that occurred around 10:30 a.m. Friday is obstructing traffic on Mission 66 near the Chamber of Commerce.

According to Vicksburg Fire Chief Craig Danczyk, one person is being transported to Merit Health River Region for treatment. The extent of their injuries is unknown, but appear to be mild to moderate.

Drivers are encouraged to use caution and avoid the area if possible as officials work to clear the roadway. Expect delays in the area until about 11:30 a.m. Friday.

Watch Vicksburg Daily News’ on-location coverage below.

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