Riverwatch Parkway reopened following train derailment

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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – UPDATE: Riverwatch Parkway is now back open.


Investigators in Richmond County are reporting a train derailment on Riverwatch Parkway, west of I-20.

They say 14 gravel cars were derailed, and all debris is clear from the roadway at this time.

There are no reports of injuries or property damage.

CSX is on scene, and police say you should avoid the area of Riverwatch Parkway between Riverwest Road and Westside Court for at least the next two hours.

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