Downtown Jackson News


Traffic Advisory 8/24/16 - UPDATE

UPDATE – 4PM

The event at the Jackson Convention Complex will take place after the scheduled 7pm event at the Mississippi Coliseum.

Original Story:

Presidental candidate Donald Trump will be visiting Downtown Jackson today. He is scheduled to attend two events, one at the Jackson Convention Complex and another at the Mississippi Coliseum. The event at the JCC will take place in the afternoon, and the rally at the Coliseum starts at 7pm with doors opening at 4pm.
 
Roads will be closed as he travels to the JCC and will reopen as the motorcade passes through. Pascagoula Street will be closed from Gallatin to Lamar and Court Street will be closed from Mill to West while he is attending the event at the JCC. Traffic will be redirected to Capitol and South Street.
 
Roads will be temporarily closed when the motorcade travels from the JCC to the Coliseum.
 
During the rally at the Coliseum, all roads around the fairgrounds are scheduled to remain open, but Mississippi, Jefferson and High Street will close for a short time at some point.
 
After the rally, the interstate will be closed temporarily as the motorcade leaves Downtown.

Please plan accordingly to minimize any disruption to your daily activities.