Construction to close I-20 ramp

A Columbia County Interstate 20 ramp will be intermittently closed for construction work, beginning tonight.

The westbound I-20 exit ramp onto Belair Road will be closed from 10 p.m. to midnight weeknights through Sept. 18. The ramp will also be closed to traffic from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sept. 19, according to a press release from the Georgia Department of Transportation.

The closing is necessary for crews to form and pour concrete walls on the ramp, the release said.

Traffic will be diverted along Wheeler and South Belair roads.



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