UPDATE: 09/30/2016 8:12am Traffic is moving normally in the area.
UPDATE: 09/30/2016 7:57am Residual delays are still reported in the area.
UPDATE: 09/30/2016 7:47am Congestion is being reported along I-20 westbound, closer to MS 18 east and Greenfield Road Exit 54. MDOT is advising that delays of up to 55 minutes can be expected in the area.
UPDATE: 09/30/2016 7:37am The scene in the left lane has been cleared but there is police activity in the right lane. Traffic delays have been reduced to approximately 35 minutes according to MDOT.
UPDATE: 09/30/2016 7:23am Police are on the scene. Traffic delays are still listed as being approximately one hour in the area.
RANKIN COUNTY, Mississippi (WJTV) – Traffic delays of up to an hour are expected along I-20 westbound before MS 475 and Airport Road Exit 52 in Rankin County.
MDOT Traffic I 20 and MS 475 near Airport Road 09302016
MDOT Traffic I 20 and MS 475 near Airport Road 09302016 x
The left lane of traffic is blocked. The exact nature of the traffic incident is unknown.
The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) is callig the traffic impact “high.”
Emergency responders are on the scene. WJTV will provide more information and traffic updates as soon as they are available.
Drivers are advised to use extra caution in the area.