Update: Emergency closure of West Pearl River Bridge
Friday, May 27, 2022 at 1:04:05 PM

Update: Emergency closure of West Pearl River Bridge

The West Pearl River Bridge on US 90 is closed for emergency repairs.

The bridge closed Tuesday, May 24, 2022, after inspectors found significant deterioration of the deck supports during a routine inspection. Bridge inspectors will be evaluating the damage more extensively to determine the extent of the repairs. A timeline will be provided once this has been evaluated.

Detour/Alternate Route:
Eastbound motorists may use US 190 West to US 190 Business (Fremaux Ave.) to I-10 Eastbound. Proceed on I-10 East to MS 607 to US 90 East.
Westbound motorists may use MS 607 to I-10 Westbound. Proceed on I-10 West to US 190 Business (Fremaux Ave.) to US 190 East.

Safety Reminder:
DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through construction sites, and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.

Additional Information:
Motorists can access the latest updates on real-time traffic and road conditions using the 511 Traveler Information System by dialing 511 from their telephone and saying the route or region for which they are seeking information. Out-of-state travelers can call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511). Travelers can also access this information by visiting the 511 Traveler Information website at www.511la.org.