I-55 bridge over Mississippi River to be closed for two weeks

Map of I-55 bridge detour
Tennessee DOT

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

The closures will take place from 8 p.m. Sunday, June 9, through 8 p.m. Sunday, June 23, at the following locations:

  • I-55 southbound will be closed at Bridgeport Road in Arkansas
  • I-55 northbound will be closed at South Parkway* in Tennessee

Local Memphis traffic will be allowed to continue to the McLemore exit.

  • I-55 southbound ramp will be closed
  • Crump Boulevard westbound will be closed

Drivers are urged to use caution while traveling in the area.

From your desktop or mobile device, get the latest construction activity and live streaming SmartWay traffic cameras at www.TNSmartWay.com/Traffic. Travelers can also dial 511 for travel information or follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/myTDOT for statewide travel or West Tennessee follow https://twitter.com/NicLawrenceTDOT.

Additional travel information can be found at IDriveArkansas.com or ARDOT.gov.   

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