Highway 11 construction project near Lumberton nears completion

LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - The Highway 11 construction project north of Lumberton is almost complete.

The Mississippi Department of Transportation has been working since April to make improvements to the road way. Last year two M-DOT employees were killed in an accident while performing road maintenance at the location.

Improvements include new drainage under the railroad underpass and a retaining wall for drainage control.

During the construction Highway 11 from Lumberton has been closed with traffic detoured to Highway 59 or Old Highway 11.

Completion is scheduled for mid to late July.

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