Road closures to watch for next week

There will be several road closures this week due to ongoing road projects throughout Richmond County. Drivers should expect detours or slowed traffic in the areas of:


- East and westbound Bobby Jones Expressway between Scott Nixon Memorial Drive and Wheeler Road for a lane closure. This will be from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday until Saturday.

- There will be a lane closure on both sides of I-20 between Davis Road and Wheeler Road from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday to Saturday.

- A lane will be closed on both sides of Wheeler Road between Augusta West Parkway and Agerton Lane. This will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Saturday.

- Marks Church Road west at Jamaica Road will be closed Monday until Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Traffic will be detoured Walton Way and Wheeler Road.

- Walton Way will remain closed between 13th Street and New Bailie Street for four months as part of the ongoing St. Sebastian Way extension project. Detours are in place.



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