Augusta Welcome Center on I-20 reopens


***UPDATED 12:55 p.m. August 2, 2016***

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – The Georgia Department of Transportation has announced the Augusta Welcome Center has reopened.

The center closed a few days ago because of needed repairs to a damaged water line.

***POSTED 4:36 p.m. July 28, 2016***

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – Georgia DOT has closed the Augusta Welcome Center facility due to water main issues.

The public will have no access to the building, located on I-20 Westbound, due to lack of water. But the outside parking areas are accessible if needed.

The cause of the water pipe issues are unknown.

GDOT will have a more accurate timeline for repairs and reopening timetable once a contractor identifies the problem.

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