U.S. 45 Alternate northbound lanes are now open in Monroe County

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UPDATE: U.S. 45 Alternate northbound lanes are now open in Monroe County

JACKSON- The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) would like to inform motorists of the following traffic alert on U.S. 45 Alternate in Monroe County.

All northbound lanes of U.S. 45 Alternate at Highway 8 in Monroe County are now open to the traveling public after being temporarily closed earlier today due to an accident involving a tractor trailer.

MDOT regrets any inconveniences this lane closure may have has caused.

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JACKSON – The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) would like to inform motorists of the following lane closure on U.S. 45 Alternate in Monroe County.

All northbound lanes of U.S. 45 Alternate at Highway 8 in Monroe County have been temporarily closed due to an accident involving a tractor trailer. All northbound traffic is currently being directed to the Highway 8 off-ramp and then back onto the U.S. 45 Alternate entrance ramp.

This closure could take up to eight (8) hours to clear.

MDOT advises motorists to avoid the area if possible and choose an alternate route.