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SEGA Weekly Traffic Interruption Advisory – July 10-16, 2021

Georgia DOT continues essential road work throughout Southeast Georgia.  As a result, work on construction and maintenance projects will continue Saturday, July 10 through Friday, July 16. 

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

SR67 to I-95 Bulloch, Bryan, Effingham and Chatham Counties
Lane closures for slab repair & replacement/Asphalt shoulder repair  
Monday thru Sunday: 
Milepost 126 to 142 EB and WB, 6am to 7pm & 7pm to 6am  
Continuous thru weekend 
Milepost 142 to 157 East Bound, from 8pm to 6am Nightly  

I –16 MP 165 to MP 167                                                                 Chatham County
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 Closures and Road Detours

Olive Branch Road (CR 12) over I-16Bryan County
Road closure for bridge raising and rehabilitation 
Closing June 1 and expected reopening in July 
Detour Route: US 280, US 80 

Excelsior Church Rd @ Ten Mile Creek                                       Candler County
Near Dutch Ford Road 
Road Closure for the bridge replacement project 
Expected reopening:  July 2021 
Detour Route:  Dutch Ford Rd, Turner Rd, Jones Rd 

Beaverdam Creek @ Hilltonia-Perkins RD                                  Screven County
Road Closure for the bridge replacement project 
Detour Route Waynesboro Hwy (Hwy 24), Bascom Rd 
Expected reopening: December 31, 2021 

Bridge Construction, Rehabilitation, and Maintenance

US17 @ Sidney Lanier Bridge                                                         Glynn County
Daytime lane closures Mon. & Tues. 
Routine Bridge inspection 

Islands Expressway Chatham County
From Elba Island Rd to Oatland Island Rd 
East & West single lane traffic flow on a single bridge 
Continuous until further notice  

US17/SR25 on Sidney Lanier Bridge                                     Glynn County
Lane Closures for Bridge Rehabilitation Project 
Monday thru Sunday, 6am to 6pm   

SR4/US1 Over Altamaha River                                    Appling-Toombs Counties
West River Rd. (Appling Co.) to Bob Cato Rd. (Toombs Co.)  
Daily Lane Closures for Bridge Construction Activities  
Monday thru Friday, 8am to 6pm  

SR4/US1 Over Altamaha River                                     Appling-ToombsCounties
Intersection of SR4/US1 @ SR147 
Daily Lane Closures for Roadway/Pipe Construction  
Monday June 28 thru Friday July 2 from 8:00am to 6:00pm   

SR169 at Goose Creek Bridge                                                          Wayne County
From Milepost 3 to Milepost 4
Daily Lane Closures for Bridge Construction Activities  
Monday thru Friday  (6-28-21 to 2-8-22) 


US 280 SR 30                                                                            Montgomery County
South of SR 15 (Higgston) to East of Ailey  
Lane Closures for asphalt resurfacing 
Daily,  7am to 6pm 

SR 144 Spur (Ft. McAllister Rd)            Bryan County
SR 144 To Grace Court Drive 
Lane closures for milling and paving operations  
Nightly 7pm to 6am NB 

Other Traffic Interruptions

SR 17 / Blue Jay RD Effingham County
Weekend Road Closure July 16 – July 19
Install storm drainage pipe & leveling existing roundabout.
Detour: SR 30, US 80, Midland Rd. & Sandhill Rd. 

SR 21 @ O’Leary Rd (Quick Response)                                        Chatham County
Lane Closure Sat. – Mon. 7am to 5pm 
Paving operations to widen left turn lane 

SR 307 from SR 21 to SR 25                                                           Chatham County
Daily lane closures to replace pavement markings

US80/SR 26 Mileposts 17 to 19                                                          Bulloch County
Daily lane closures concrete repair & replacement

SR 30 between Maple Dr. and US1/SR 4                                          Toombs County
Weekend lane closures
Intersection pavement repairs

SR 298 Mileposts 0 – 2                                                              Montgomery County
Daily lane closures
Pavement preservation

SR 298 Mileposts 0 – 1                                                                      Toombs County
Daily lane closures
Pavement preservation


US 80/SR 26 @ Sangrena Drive in Pooler                                    Chatham County
New Signalized Intersection Activation
Thursday, July 15 mid-morning

Oversize Load Transport                                                                  South Georgia
Depart Saturday 6am From Savannah Port to Alabama State Line at 2:40pm
Load Dimensions: Weight: 541,100; Height: 14’-9”; Width: 16’-4”; Length: 237’
Basic Route: Ocean Terminal; US 80; I-16 WB: US 341; US 80; Alabama State Line
Georgia State Patrol escort


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