I-55 bridge between Arkansas and Tennessee to close for 2 weeks

Updated Mar 8, 2024
Bridge closed sign

Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews will be closing the Interstate 55 Mississippi River Bridge for two weeks to continue construction activities on the I-55 and Crump interchange.

During the two-week closure, crews will hydro-demolition the bridge deck and provide a new polymer concrete overlay. The polymer-modified concrete has strict temperature restrictions. All work is weather-dependent. The upcoming closure is the first of two allowed in the contract.

From Sunday, March 10, 8 p.m. through Sunday, March 24, 8 p.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.