Drainage Projects Cause Road Closings in Tupelo


TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) -A pair of drainage projects will keep Tupelo drivers on their toes the next few days.

On Thursday, crews will be replacing a storm drainage pipe along Johnson Heights Road, closing it to traffic near the East Barnes Crossing intersection from 8:00A.M. until 3:00 P.M. Drivers are urged to look for alternate routes.
Downtown, crews will be working on Saturday to install storm drains along Main Street,and will be closing the stretch between Green and Broadway Streets.

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They are doing the work over the weekend to minimize traffic problems in that area, but may have to work Monday if the job isn’t completed. Detours will be marked.