Desoto County News

Bridge work to close Red Banks overpass

A bridge maintenance project on Red Banks Road at the I-22 overpass in DeSoto County will close the roadway for several weeks, beginning Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. 

During the rehabilitation project, the existing bridge deck will be removed by hydrodemolition. A new riding surface will then be poured.

During the project, the I-22 ramps will be accessible.

Advance warning signs will be in place. Motorists are advised to find an alternate route.

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