Traffic flowing through downtown Gulfport on Hwy. 49

Traffic flowing through downtown Gulfport on Hwy. 49
(Photo source: MDOT traffic camera)
(Photo source: MDOT traffic camera)

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - A train stopped on the tracks created a major headache for drivers in downtown Gulfport on Thursday afternoon. The train blocked several railroad crossings for about 40 minutes.

Gulfport police tell us the train stopped to unload new railroad tracks for a replacement project coming up in January.

The crossings were cleared around 1:35 p.m., according to the Mississippi Department of Transportation.

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