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SE Ga Road Work: Weekly Traffic Interruption Advisory July 17- 23

Georgia DOT continues essential road work throughout Southeast Georgia.  As a result, work on construction and maintenance projects will continue Saturday, July 17 through Friday, July 23.

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All work subject to change due to weather or other factors. Motorists are cautioned to reduce their speed while traveling thru work zones, pay attention and watch for workers.

Traffic interruptions are listed below by interstates, categories, and counties.

Interstate 16 Interruptions

Bulloch, Bryan, Effingham and Chatham Counties

I-16 from SR67 to I-95     

Lane closures for asphalt shoulder paving

Friday, July 16 and Saturday, July 17

From Milepost 126 to 142, 6am to 7pm & 7pm to 6am


Exits 143, 137, 132, 127, 152 ramp closures 

Ramp closure for resurfacing asphalt shoulders

Nightly 7 p.m. until 6 a.m. (one ramp closure at a time)

Fully signed detours installed nightly

Detour: proceed to next exit, cross over interchange,

opposite direction on I-16, interchange access


Chatham County

I –16 MP 165 to MP 167                                                          

Exit 167 A&B – Gwinnett St & MLK Ramps

EB and WB nighttime lane closures

Sunday thru Saturday from 7pm to 5am

Weekend continuous single lane closures

Bridge Overlay Construction



Bridge & Road Closures with Detours

Bryan County

Olive Branch Road (CR 12) over I-16                                        

Road closure for bridge raising and rehabilitation

Closing June 1 and expected reopening in July

Detour Route: US 280, US 80


Candler County

Excelsior Church Rd @ Ten Mile Creek                                

Expected reopening:  Tuesday, July 20

Near Dutch Ford Road

Road Closure for the bridge replacement project

Detour Route:  Dutch Ford Rd, Turner Rd, Jones Rd


Screven County

Hilltonia-Perkins RD @ Beaverdam Creek                           

Road Closure for the bridge replacement project

Detour Route Waynesboro Hwy (Hwy 24), Bascom Rd

Expected reopening: December 31, 2021


Clinch County

SR 168/122  @ Camp Creek                                                       

Road closure for bridge replacement project

Begin on or around July 19, 2021

Expected reopening December 2021

Detour route via SR 168, SR 37 and US 221


Toombs County

SR147 @ US1/SR4                                                                     

SR 147 road closure for US 1 widening project

Starting Monday, July 19

Expected reopening:  July 2021

Detour route:  US1/SR4, SR56, SR178


Effingham County

SR 17 @ Blue Jay RD Roundabout                                      

Road Closure to install storm drainage pipe and

leveling existing roundabout.

Detour: SR 30, US 80, Midland RD & Sandhill RD.

Weekend closure July 16 – July 19



Bridge Construction, Rehabilitation, and Maintenance

Chatham County

Islands Expressway                                                              

From Elba Island Rd to Oatland Island Rd

East & West single lane traffic flow on a single bridge

Continuous until new bridge completion


Glynn County

US17/SR25 on Sidney Lanier Bridge                                         

Intermittent lane closures for bridge rehabilitation project

Monday thru Sunday, 6am to 6pm


Appling-Toombs Counties

SR4/US1 Over Altamaha River       

West River Rd. (Appling Co.) to Bob Cato Rd. (Toombs Co.)

Daily Lane Closures for Bridge Construction Activities

Monday thru Friday 8am to 6pm


Wayne County

SR169 at Goose Creek Bridge                                                  

From Milepost 3 to Milepost 4

Daily Lane Closures for Bridge Construction Activities

Monday thru Friday




Bryan County

SR 144 Spur (Ft. McAllister Rd)                                                 

SR 144 To Grace Court Drive

Lane closures for milling and paving operations

Nightly 7pm to 6am NB


Screven County

SR 73                                                                                      

Lane Closures for asphalt resurfacing

Daily 7AM to 7PM until July 31


Glynn County

SR 32                                                                                            

SR 27 (Sterling) to Brantley Co. Line

Lane closures for milling and paving operations

Monday thru Friday, 3am to 12 pm

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