Part of Highway 145 closing for utility work

county_lee_greenDaily Journal

The Mississippi Department of Transportation has advised that a stretch of Highway 145 in Lee County will have alternating lane closures for nearly three weeks for utility work due to storm damage.

The highway will have the alternating closures in both directions between Highway 178 and North Green Street. Work is expected to be completed by May 22. Motorists are urged to find alternate routes around this area.

Parts of Tupelo and Lee County suffered major damage from a category EF3 tornado that came through Monday.