Johnson Road to close for construction work 

Work connected to the Holly Springs Road project is going to require a road closure and detour for about two weeks, according to DeSoto County officials.  

As of 9 a.m. Monday morning, Johnson Road will close near the intersection with Holly Springs Road for the installation of drainage and the realignment of the intersection. 

DeSoto County Government provided the following map that shows the affected area and the detour route, which is marked in bright green.  

Johnson Road work area and detour. (DeSoto County Government map)

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