MDOT issues dense smoke warning on Hwy 29

JACKSON, MS (WDAM) - The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) has issued the following traffic alert to motorists traveling in Perry County.

Due to dense smoke, MDOT has issued a Low Visibility Warning for motorists traveling along Highway 29 between the New Augusta and Runnelstown in Perry County.

Motorists are advised to take an alternate route during their morning commute.

MDOT will keep you posted as information becomes available.

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