WHAT: The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) contractors will close Post Road Bridge over Dog River Reservoir in Douglas County beginning Friday, October 16 for approximately six month for bridge replacement.
During the closure, traffic will be detoured around the 0.19-mile closure. Roadside signage will alert drivers of the closure and detour in advance. This closure and detour are being installed to help ensure safety for workers and motorists.
Weather and on-site conditions permitting, the Post Road Bridge over the Dog River Reservoir will be closed to traffic between Jenkins Road and Tyree Road beginning Friday, October 16 for an estimated six (6) months, through April 2021.
Traffic attempting to travel northbound on Post Road will be detoured westbound on Tyree Road, northbound on Liberty Road, eastbound on Helton Road to access southbound Post Road
Traffic attempting to travel southbound on Post Road will be detoured westbound on Helton Road, southbound on Liberty Road and eastbound on Tyree Road to travel northbound on Post Road.
ADVISORY: Motorists are advised to expect delays, exercise caution, and reduce their speed while traveling through work zones. Before heading out, get real-time information on work status and traffic conditions. Call 511, visit 511ga.org, or download the Georgia 511 app. Our maintenance team members who repair roads and bridges and our project teams who oversee construction projects are continuing their work while following sanitary work practices prescribed by health agencies to protect themselves and the public from the coronavirus.