Natchez Trace Parkway Begins Repairs to Parkway Bridge, Town Creek, Lee County, Mississippi
Tupelo, MS – Natchez Trace Parkway officials announce that repairs on the bridge over Town Creek near Tupelo, MS will begin on June 24. Concrete repair and painting of the structural steel will be the major portions of the work to be completed as a part of this project. Work should be completed in the fall of 2014.The contractor for this project is Sweat, LLC of Pensacola, FL.
Beginning June 24, 2014, visitors traveling on the Parkway will encounter one-lane traffic for about ¼ of a mile near milepost 264.4. North and southbound traffic will utilize the same lane with traffic flow being controlled by an automated signaling system.
Parkway visitors are encouraged to use caution due to construction traffic around the work area and to anticipate short delays.
Did You Know?
George Colbert operated a stand and ferry to cross the Tennessee River and is rumored to have charged Andrew Jackson $75,000 to ferry his army across the river.