The Mississippi Department of Transportation announced on Friday that a bridge preservation project totaling $2.4 million has begun on Highway 45 in Alcorn County.
The full release can be read below:
A $2.4 million bridge preservation project on U.S. Highway 45 over Kansas City Southern Railroad is underway in Alcorn County. The project includes hydrodemolition and replacement of the southbound bridge deck, repairs on the northbound bridge, joint sealing, bearing and beam repairs and coating of structural steel. Work is ongoing on the southbound side.
The project was awarded to Southern Road & Bridge, LLC, of Tarpon Springs, FL, and is expected to be completed in summer 2021.