transportation department announced Monday the Natchez Weigh Station
is closing immediately.
closure is a result of a couple of factors," MDOT Office
of Law Enforcement Director Willie Huff said. "The building
is in need of extensive maintenance and renovations, and will
be impacted by future construction projects."
the facility's closure is permanent. "There are no other
plans to rebuild the station at this time."
to Huff, enforcement officers will use other methods to enforce
the state's commercial vehicle regulations in the Natchez area.
"Weight and permit enforcement will be conducted with increased
coverage of MDOT officers using portable scale units," he
--Keith Goble, staff writer