Road closed for repairs in Pascagoula

The two westbound lanes of Mississippi 613 (or Telephone Road) near Hospital Road is closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday for road improvements, according to the state Department of Transportation.

Once the improvements are made to the westbound lanes, state officials said work would begin on the eastbound lanes. Crews will convert traffic to two-way traffic during the work period.

Motorists are urged to watch out for crews working in the area.