UPDATE: Natchez Trace Parkway reopened between mileposts 239 and 247

The Natchez Trace Parkway has completed repairs to a failed embankment on the east side of the Parkway at milepost 245.8.

The temporary detour between mileposts 239 and 247 was removed and the Parkway reopened to traffic on November 9, 2009.

Work was completed by Parkway employees using locally-purchased materials in one week.

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