Tupelo, MS Paving Project Closure and Detour

The first phase of paving between mileposts 257 and 262.5 began on July 19, 2021.
During phase one of paving (estimated to last 2 to 3 months) the north bound on ramp to the Natchez Trace Parkway from US 278 / Mississippi Highway 6 will be closed.

Click here for more info and a map and directions for both the Marked Detour Route and an Alternate Bicycle Route.

US 278 / Mississippi Highway 6 accesses the Natchez Trace Parkway at milepost 257. This exit is located in Tupelo, Mississippi.

The map below shows the US 278 / Mississippi Highway 6 access / exit to the Natchez Trace Parkway and also nearby attractions, towns and bed and breakfasts.


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