I-55 bridge over Mississippi River to be closed this weekend

'Bridge Closed' sign

The Tennessee Department of Transportation will close the Interstate 55 Mississippi River Bridge this weekend to continue construction activities on the I-55 and Crump interchange. All work is weather-dependent. 

Saturday, Feb. 24, 5 a.m. through Monday, Feb. 26, 6 a.m.

  • I-55 SB will be closed at Bridgeport Road in Arkansas
  • I-55 NB will be closed at South Parkway in Tennessee. Local traffic will be allowed to continue to the McLemore exit
  • I-55 SB ramp will be closed
  • Crump Boulevard WB will be closed

A detour will be posted. 

The contract also allows two, two-week closures of the I-55 bridge. The first of those two-week closures is scheduled to begin on March 10.