Tishomingo County lock reopens after earlier oil spill

MEMA provided this picture on Sept. 11.

The Jamie Whitten Lock has reopened after an oil spill earlier this month.

Posted: Sep 27, 2019 8:11 AM

TISHOMINGO COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - The Jamie Whitten Lock has reopened after an oil spill earlier this month, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. 

There is a significant backlog of traffic. 

The Corps urges mariners to use caution and call the lock operator service at 662-454-7977. 

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