Bridge work creates downtown detour


AUGUSTA,Ga (WJBF) Getting around downtown Augusta  could mean having to “turn around.”

The barriers are up on the Butt bridge on 15th street closing the historic span to traffic.

This is to allow a one and a half million dollar restoration of the bridge.

Drivers will detour around the bridge using Saint Sebastian Way

Its expected the bridge will be closed for the entire project which should be completed in February or March.

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