Cleared: Downed tree blocking MS 481 in Smith County

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UPDATE: 01/20/2017 7:54am This incident has been cleared.  No delays are reported at this time.

Original Story:

SMITH COUNTY, Mississippi (WJTV) A tree is blocking a roadway in Smith County this morning.

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) says all lanes of traffic are blocked in both directions along MS 481 at one mile south of Powell Road.  The road closure is expected to last for about two hours.  Drivers are advised to use an alternate route.

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