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NATCHEZ TRACE PARKWAY REOPENS FROM MILEPOST 429 TO NORTHERN TERMINUS AT MILEPOST 442.5.

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Date: January 13, 2010
Contact: Dale Wilkerson , (662) 680-4005

This afternoon, the Natchez Trace Parkway reopened the roadway from milepost 429 to the northern terminus at 442.5.  The Colbert Ferry Site in Alabama (Milepost 327.3) is also open.

Motorists are advised that icy patches are still possible on the northern section of Parkway and should continue to be cautious when driving.

Did You Know?

Boatmen from the Ohio River Valley walked along the Natchez Trace.

The "Kaintucks", or boatmen from the Ohio River Valley, would walk approximately 500 miles from Natchez to Nashville along the Natchez Trace in about 30 days.