Washington Road construction might slow afternoon commute

Construction crews closed several lanes on Washington Road today, causing delays on the busy roadway.

Cissy McNure, a spokeswoman for the Georgia Department of Transportation, said traffic is reduced to one lane on both sides of Washington Road near the Interstate 20 bridge.

Officials expect the lanes to remain closed until about 4 p.m. The work is part of an ongoing project on I-20.



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