UPDATE: 08/12/2016 8:29am Southbound lanes have been reopened and traffic is moving along US 49 at Old 49 in Richland. MDOT says there are no delays at this hour.
UPDATE: 08/12/2016 7:26am Delays of up to 55 minutes are being reported along US 49 at Old 49 in Richland as authorities continue to clean debris in the road.
Debris in the road is causing all lanes to be blocked southbound along US 49 at Old 49 in Richland.
The Mississippi Department of Transportation says delays of one hour and 30 minutes are to be expected as workers clear the Rankin County roadway.