Old Taylor Road Roundabouts
Start Date: February 2014
Bridge Closure Date: May 12, 2014
Bridge Reopening Date: No later than August 15, 2014
Target Completion Date: November 2014
Please note that the Old Taylor Road bridge over Highway 6 – as well as the ramps onto and off the bridge from Highway 6 – closed on Monday, May 12 and will remain closed until mid-August. During this time, vehicles will not have access to Highway 6 at the Old Taylor Road junction. Old Taylor bridge will open to traffic by August 15, 2014, but work will continue in the area until November. View a map of the affected area and detour route.
On Feb. 24, 2014, the Mississippi Department of Transportation began work on construction of roundabouts at the Old Taylor Road/Highway 6 bridge as well as on widening the bridge. The widened bridge will be able to accommodate four traffic lanes and will feature a protected, eight-foot sidewalk for pedestrians.