CLEARED: US 49 between Middle Street and Airport Road

Photo Credit: Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOTtraffic.com)

UPDATE: 01/26/2017 12:05pm This incident has been cleared.

UPDATE: 01/26/2017 11:21am Delays of up to an hour and thirty minutes are still being reported in the area.

BILOXI, Mississippi (WHLT) – Traffic delays are being reported along US 49 between Middle Street and Airport Road in Harrison County, Mississippi.

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) characterizes an incident in the area as having a “high” traffic impact, with delays of approximately one hour and thirty minutes being reported.

The exact nature of the incident is not known, but MDOT indicates that delays are being caused by “police activity.”  Police are directing traffic in the area.  Drivers are being advised to use extra caution.

WHLT will provide more information as soon as it is available.


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