Friday, June 12, 2009

Coweta: State Route 16 Bridge Closed Over I-85 Temporarily

WHAT: The SR 16 Bridge over Interstate 85 will be temporarily closed in order for crews to remove and replace the bridge decking.

WHEN: Monday, June 15, beginning at 5 a.m. continuously until 5 a.m., Sunday, June 21

WHERE: Interstate 85 at Exit 35(State Route 14/US 29)

Motorists traveling westbound will be detoured to US 29 into Newnan and then to Newnan Crossing Bypass, to Turkey Creek Road and back onto SR 16. This same detour route, in reverse, will be utilized for motorists traveling eastbound. Signed detour routes will be in place. Motorists are advised to anticipate delays and to avoid travel near the SR 16 Bridge over Interstate 85.

This is a WORK ZONE and extreme caution is required. Speed limits have been reduced and will be strictly enforced. Message boards, signs, barricades, barrels and cones will be utilized to alert, and channel motorists through the area. Drivers should be aware that personnel and equipment will be operating in close proximity to travel lanes.

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