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DOT Southeast Georgia weekly traffic interruption advisory

DOT has paused construction for Memorial Day Travel
Weekly Traffic Interruption Advisory
Courtesy of Georgia Department of Transportation

Memorial Day holiday work restrictions will be in place by DOT beginning Friday, May 27, at noon until Tuesday, May 31, at 5 a.m. No lane closures or work that restricts or interferes with traffic will be conducted during these time frames.

Georgia DOT continues essential road work throughout Southeast Georgia. As a result, work on construction and maintenance projects will continue Saturday, May 28 through Friday, June 4.

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 516  

From Mildred St. To Railroad Bridge 
(MP 6.68) Chatham County 

  • Shoulder Paving and Grinding Operations 
  • Nightly lane closures Tuesday 5/31 - Friday June 6/03 

Bridge & Road Closures
with Detours 

Salem Church Rd Candler County 

  • Bridge Replacement Project Complete
  • Now Open to Traffic on Friday, May 27

Ogeechee Creek @ Ogeechee Rd
Screven County 

  • Road Closure for Bridge Replacement  
  • Expected Reopens mid-July 2022 
  • Detour via Goloid Church Rd., US 301 East, Goloid Church Rd. West. 

US 82 Westbound (WB) Brantley County 

  • 3 miles West of Hoboken @ Big Creek on-site detour                   
  • Detour: WB traffic shift to EB bridge 
  • Single lane traffic in both direction thru work zone 
  • New WB bridge scheduled to open in early 2023 

Boggy Creek @ Dixie Rd 
Wayne County 

  • Road Closure for Bridge Replacement  
  • Expected Reopens July 31, 2022 
  • Detour via Odum-Screven Rd., SR 203 West, Quinn Church Rd. South. 

Bridge Construction, rehabilitation, and maintenance 

SR4/US1 Over Altamaha River 
Appling-Toombs Co. 

  • West River Rd. (Appling Co.) to Bob Cato Rd. (Toombs Co.)  
  • Daily Lane Closures for Bridge Construction Activities  
  • Monday thru Friday, from 7am to 6pm (01/03/22 to 06/30/2022)  


SR307/Dean Forest Rd. Chatham County
From SR 21 To US 80 

  • Lane Closure for asphalt resurfacing 
  • 6pm to 7am, Tuesday 5/31 to Friday 6/3 (06/20/2022) 

SR307/Dean Forest Rd. Chatham County
From I-16 to Hwy 80 

  • Daily/Nightly Lane closures for resurfacing  
  • 6pm to 7am Tuesday 5/31 – Friday 6/3    

SR27 Wayne County 

  • East Railroad St to the Glynn County Line  
  • MP 7.33 to MP 35.41 
  • Daily/Nightly Lane Closures for resurfacing 
  • 4/20/22 - 7/31/22 

SR73 Tattnall County 

  • North of SR144 to the Evans Co. Line 
  • Lane closures for resurfacing 
  • Daily Lane Closures 7AM – 8PM 
  • Starting 4/18/2022 - 6/30/2022 

Other traffic interruptions

SR21/SR30 Chatham County
I95/SR405 to Berrien Rd   

  • Nightly Lane Closures for Installation of Signals 
  • Starting 7pm-6:00am Tuesday 5/31/22 - Friday 06/03/22 

SR 307/Dean Forrest Road Chatham County
@Pine Meadows Drive north of I-16

  • New signalized intersection activation
  • Tuesday, May 31 

Bloomingdale Road Chatham County 
From John Carter to Morgan Road 

  • Single Lane Closures and Flagging 
  • Starting 8am to 4pm  
  • Tuesday 5/31 - Friday 6/03 

SR40 Camden County 

  • West of Grove Blvd to East of Truss Plant Road 
  • Lane Closures Monday thru Friday, 7am to 5pm 
  • Widening and reconstruction for additional turn lanes 

SR21 Effingham County 

  • MP 6.6 to MP 27.7    
  • Lane Closures for Installation of Cable Barrier 
  • Daily lane closures 9am-3:30pm & 7pm-6am, Mon. – Fri. 
  • Daily/Nightly lane closures Saturday and Sunday 
  • 3/31/22 - 8/31/22 

SR119 Effingham County 

  • Installation of a Rectangular Rapid Beacon & Single Crosswalk  
  • Pine Street to Curch Street 
  • Daily Flagging operation (Detour, Lane Shift)
  • Monday thru Friday 9am – 6pm 
  • 6/1/2022 -6/30/2022 

Advisory: Motorists are advised to expect delays, exercise caution, and reduce their speed while traveling thru work zones. Before heading out, get real-time information on work status and traffic conditions. Call 511, visit, or download the Georgia 511 app.