Around South Mississippi

July 11, 2014 

Canal Road closure extended

GULFPORT -- The closure of the southbound lane on Canal Road from Landon Road north to Orange Grove Road has been extended to Aug. 1 for the installation of a new water main.

The road will be closed from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day.

Old Highway 49 will be used as a detour route.

Details: 868-5740.

-- Sun Herald

Hurricane preparedness event planned for today

GULFPORT -- The state Department of Transportation and the American Red Cross are planning an informational Hurricane Blitz at Gulfport Premium Outlets from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today

MDOT representatives will distribute the 2014 Hurricane Guide, which provides information on lodging, animal shelters, maps of alternate routes and information sources.

The Hurricane Blitz will have information on contraflow, assembling a disaster kit and more.

-- Sun Herald

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