Ft. Bayou Bridge Boat Launch Temporarily Closed

A popular boat launch in Ocean Springs will be off-limits for the next three weeks.

That's because will be not be accessible. Jackson County Road Crews will begin replacing the bridge on the road accessing the Fort Bayou Bridge boat launch on Wednesday.

County inspectors say the old bridge has structural problems and can't handle the number of vehicles and boats that cross it. A county spokesperson says a new 57-foot-long bridge will replace the old one.