TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane closures expected at mile marker 62 on I-59 in Hattiesburg

TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane closures expected at mile marker 62 on I-59 in Hattiesburg

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - After an early morning 18-wheeler accident, traffic has been reduced to one lane on I-59 at mile marker 62.

According to Layla Essary with MDOT, temporary lane closures may affect that area until the bridge is repaired.

The bridge was damaged in a wreck that sent three people to a local hospital Monday morning. 

Motorists are urged to use caution in this area until the scene is cleared.