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State Route 6 closed for repairs in Lee County

New Albany, MS: State Route 6 closed in Lee County.

WHO: The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT).

WHAT: Temporary highway closure. Stay updated with live travel information at or download the MDOT Traffic mobile app.

WHEN: Monday, May 20, 2019.

WHERE: State Route 6 between County Road 452 and County Road 1149 in Lee County.

New Albany MS map of Lee Co. road closure

HWY 6 closed between County Road 452 and County Road 1149 in Lee County (click to enlarge)


WHY: Emergency slide repair.

HOW: Emergency slide repair on State Route 6 will close the highway between Lee County roads 452 and 1149. The work includes driving piles to stabilize slopes. The closure is expected to be lifted by June 28. Motorists are advised to find an alternate route.

Motorists should use extra caution when highway workers are present. Learn how to navigate a highway work zone safely, as well as other safe driving tips at




The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) is responsible for providing a safe intermodal transportation network that is planned, designed, constructed and maintained in an effective, cost-efficient and environmentally sensitive manner. MDOT’s objective is to maximize taxpayer’s dollars by providing a safe, efficient multimodal network that enhances economic stability and growth. For more information, visit

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