Portion of westbound lane of Hwy 98 in Columbia closed

COLUMBIA, MS (WDAM) - A portion of the westbound lanes of Highway 98 in Columbia are now closed for construction.

Traffic is being rerouted into the eastbound lane from the 98-One-Stop to Grubbs Ford at the intersection of Highway 198. The closure is to allow for construction of a new intersection which will connect 98 with Highway 44. The lane closure is expected to last until May of next year.

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