BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Traffic is now being diverted off Interstate 10, which is now closed between Exit 38 and Exit 46, according to Harrison County Emergency Management Director Rupert Lacy.
The Mississippi Department of Transportation will be removing the Highway 67 D'Iberville Bridge over Interstate 10. The eastbound and westbound lanes of the interstate will be closed until 9 a.m. Sunday.
Traffic officials have the detour route onto Highway 605 and Highway 67 marked and posted. Police and road maintenance personnel will be posted along the route to monitor traffic.
D'Iberville Police Captain Clay Jones said he anticipates heavy traffic at the intersection of Sangani Boulevard and Highway 67 and asks everyone to use caution in the area and take an alternate route if possible.
Here's what you need to know if you will be traveling through that area Saturday night and into Sunday morning.
The following detours will be in place for traffic traveling through the area:
-Traffic passing through on I-10 westbound will take Exit 46B and travel 11 miles north on Highway 67. The detour will then take traffic to Highway 605 south traveling 8 miles back to I-10.
-I-10 Eastbound will take Exit 38 and travel 8 miles on Highway 605 North. The detour will then take traffic to Highway 67 South and travel 11 miles back to I-10.
The following detours will be in place for local traffic:
-From Biloxi to I-10 Eastbound, take I-110 to Exit 4A.
-From Biloxi to I-10 Westbound, take Highway 90 West to Highway 605 (Lorraine Rd.) North to I-10 West.
-From I-10 Westbound to Biloxi, take Exit 46A to I-110 South.
-From I-10 Eastbound to Biloxi, take Exit 38 to Highway 605 South to Highway 90 East.