Partial road closing set for Thursday

Tupelo StockTUPELO – A section of Bickerstaff Road will be closed Thursday as the city installs a cross drain.

The portion of Bickerstaff between Southern Heights Road and Jim Street will be closed from 8 a.m. until approximately 4 p.m. Traffic may detour via Terry Road to Jim Street and back to Bickerstaff.

The Tupelo Public Works Department has been installing new cross drains as part of an effort to improve the city’s drainage system.