CLEARED: I-220 at Watkins Drive

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UPDATE: 11/11/2016 8:35am This incident has been cleared.

UPDATE: 11/11/2016 8:19am Delays are now listed as being approximately 40 minutes in duration.

Photo Credit: Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOTtraffic.com)
Photo Credit: Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOTtraffic.com)

 

UPDATE: 11/11/2016 8:10am Delays are now listed as being approximately 45 minutes in duration.

UPDATE: 11/11/2015 7:52am The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) says that delays of up to 50 minutes may be expected alon I-220 before Watkins Drive near Exit 8.

Northbound lanes are affected. The scene is on the left shoulder of the road.

Original Story:

JACKSON, Mississippi (WJTV) Traffic is being reported along I-220 at Watkins Drive.

Law enforcement authorities are on the scene for an unknown incident.

Witnesses report that traffic is backed up south of Watkins Drive toward I-20 and US 49N to the area between I-220 north toward Ridgeland.

Photo Credit: Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOTtraffic.com)
Photo Credit: Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOTtraffic.com)

 

Drivers are advised to allow extra travel time and use extra caution in the area.

WJTV is en route to the scene and will provide more information and traffic updates as soon as they are available.

 

 

 

 

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