Vicksburg Bridge Commission of Warren County

Superintendent

Herman Smith

Office Hours

Address

Mississippi River Bridge

Vicksburg Bridge Commission of Warren County

The Bridge Commission is responsible for operating and maintaining the Bridge and it’s properties.  The Commission meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month in the Board of Supervisors Room on the 3rd floor of the Warren County Court House at 9:30 AM
The Old Highway 80 Bridge at Vicksburg was built in 1930 after congress passed special legislation  in 1926, giving the Vicksburg Bridge and Terminal Company permission to build the bridge.  Warren County purchased the Bridge in 1947.  The bridge has been closed to all vehicular and pedestrian traffic since 1998, but is still used by the Kansas City Southern Railroad. Special events are held on the Bridge by special request, i.e. : Over The River Run, Bricks and Spokes, Life and other fun run/walks and bicycle crossings.
Each Commissioner is appointed by each of the Warren County Supervisors to a 5 year term.

VICKSBURG BRIDGE COMMISSION

Herman Smith –  Superintendent

District 1 – Chuck Tate

District 2 –O. A. Williams

District 3 –Dorwin Shields

District 4 –Wayne Muirhead

District 5 –Robert Moss

Old Vicksburg Bridge

4160 Washington Street Vicksburg, MS 39180

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MARRIAGE LICENSE REQUESTS

FOR ALL MARRIAGE LICENSE REQUEST PLEASE CALL OUR OFFICE AT 601-636-3961 FOR AN APPOINTMENT.   Appointments are Wednesdays and Fridays only.

PLEASE HAVE THE MARRIAGE LICENSE FORM FILLED OUT AND READY WHEN YOU COME IN
 

Bridge Closure

All County residents please be advised that beginning January 20, 2020 the existing bridge on Freetown Road near Greyline Drive shall be closed and traffic will be detoured around the bridge. The existing bridge is under contract to be replaced, and the contract allows for one hundred twenty (120) working days to complete the project. We apologize for the inconvenience, and ask for your patience while we improve the safety of this roadway and structure for the citizens of Warren County.