UPDATE: 10/20/2016 10:42am A traffic advisory is still in effect for the area until 11:00am today. However traffic is moving normally in the area.
UPDATE: 10/20/2016 9:16am Delays are still reported in the area.
UPDATE: 10/20/2016 9:06am Traffic cameras showing the area south of Ridgewood show some traffic lights operating at this time.
UPDATE: 10/20/2016 9:00am MDOT officials say that the signal outages are caused by a fallen utility pole.
HINDS COUNTY, Mississippi (WJTV) – Delays in all directions are to be expected on Lakeland Drive at River Ridge Drive this morning.
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The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) says that a signal outage and road work are causing delays in all directions.
There is no official word on what caused the outage but delays are being characterized as significant with a “high” traffic impact.
WJTV has crews on the scene and is working with authorities to provide more details and updated traffic information as it becomes available.