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When will I-269 be finished in Mississippi?

Dirt and bridge work for the entire Mississippi portion of Interstate 269 is finished, and the Mississippi Department of Transportation said the project remains on track for a fall 2018 completion.

Jason Scott, MDOT public information officer, tells The Commercial Appeal the next phase of work involves two paving projects, the largest of which has begun.

Scott says I-269, the largest active MDOT construction project, eventually will form a horseshoe of nearly 60 miles from Hernando to Millington in Shelby County. It will be part of a bypass around Memphis as part of the planned Interstate 69 route from Canada to Mexico.

 

–The Associated Press