Traffic re-routed after 18-wheeler carrying live chickens overturns at the Bobby Jones fly over-ramp

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AUGUSTA (WJBF) – The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is directing and re-routing traffic after an 18-wheeler overturned Thursday morning.

Right now the eastbound I-520 flyover from I-20 westbound is shutdown.

The Augusta Fire Department has confirmed there are live chickens loose on the fly-over ramp.

No word yet on injuries.

Motorists are urged to find an alternate route.

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