Detours to start Monday as Highway 71 resurfacing project begins
Detours signaling the start of the Highway 71 resurfacing project go into effect Monday.
The 12.5-mile, $7 million project includes construction of turn lanes, culvert repairs and replacements, asphalt reclamation and recycling, shoulder work and surface paving.
The contractor, Central Specialties, Inc., of Alexandria, has pledged to keep detours to a minimum.
During the first phase of construction, traffic will detour northbound out of Menahga.
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