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Mississippi highways, rest areas remain open for commercial vehicles and essential travel

By: Sarah Ulmer - April 1, 2020

Mississippi’s rest areas are open with 24-hour security and restrooms that are on an increased cleaning schedule. Mississippi’s highways are open for commercial vehicles and essential travel. There is a “shelter in place” order from the governor. Everyone is asked to limit any travel to only absolutely essential and vital trips.

For more information here is the governor’s COVID-19 information site: Stay updated on road conditions at, download the MDOT Traffic mobile app and follow @MississippiDOT on Facebook and Twitter.

Mississippi Department of Transportation Press Release


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Sarah Ulmer

Sarah is a Mississippi native, born and raised in Madison. She is a graduate of Mississippi State University, where she studied Communications, with an emphasis in Broadcasting and Journalism. Sarah’s experience spans multiple mediums, including extensive videography with both at home and overseas, broadcasting daily news, and hosting a live radio show. In 2017, Sarah became a member of the Capitol Press Corp in Mississippi and has faithfully covered the decisions being made by leaders on some of the most important issues facing our state.
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