LIST: Hattiesburg to close roads for Jimmy Buffett concert

LIST: Hattiesburg to close roads for Jimmy Buffett concert

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Several roads will close in downtown Hattiesburg on Thursday, April 26, for the Jimmy Buffet concert at the Saenger Theater.

The city's traffic division, Hattiesburg Police Department and Hattiesburg Fire Department will provide supporting services to the theater, according to a Hattiesburg news release.

The following roads will be closed at specific times on Thursday:

  • Forrest Street between West Front Street and West Pine Street (all day)
  • The left lane only of West Front Street between Forrest Street and Main Street (all day)
  • West Front Street between Dudley Conner Street and Main Street (at 3 p.m.)
  • Hemphill Street at West Pine Street (at 3 p.m.)
  • West Railroad Street at Main Street (at 3 p.m.) This will block access to the service road, not the parking lot.
  • Dudley West Conner Street, between West Front Street and West Pine Street (at 5 p.m.)

Barricades will accommodate outbound traffic for businesses and residents along these streets, directed to West Pine Street. Detour routes will also be established to direct traffic around downtown Hattiesburg, according to the city.

Ronie Street and Main Street will remain open.

The following lots will be available for parking:

  • Sacred Heart (after 6 p.m.)
  • Mississippi Power (after 5 p.m.)
  • Railroad Lot behind Regions & Jackie Dole Sherrill Community Center (after 3 p.m.)
  • Additional parking along the perimeter of Mobile Street and other areas (much like for HUBFEST) will also be available.