Police request residents to stay off roads

Most streets in Biloxi are now iced over, police report, and they are requesting that residents refrain from travel.

“In fact,” says Police Chief John Miller, “road workers will not be working after dark, so conditions are only going to get worse. We’re asking people who must travel — and only those who must travel — to do it now, before dark. Otherwise, stay off the roads.”

Non-essential employees will not report Wednesday

Chief Administrative Officer David Nichols has announced that non-essential city employees will not report to work Wednesday, and non-emergency city departments and offices will remain closed Wednesday.

Popp’s Ferry bridge repaired, but will remained closed to traffic

City engineers have repaired the Popp’s Ferry bridge, but because of icy conditions, it will remained closed to vehicular AND marine traffic until at least 6 a.m. Wednesday.

Barricades are now being installed at the north and south ends of the bridge, and marine interests are being notified of its closure.

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