EB I-516 at exit 5 to close temporarily Friday

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Exit 5 on Interstate 516 eastbound  to Interstate 16 will be closed for a few hours on Friday morning. The exit will be closed from 9:30 a.m. until 11:30a.m. on Friday.

Georgia Department of Transportation maintenance crews will be trimming back overhanging vegetation behind the guardrail  near the exit, according to the DOT.

A detour will be set up. Drivers headed east on I-516 should continue past Exit 5/ I-16 to Exit 4 /Tremont Road. At the bottom of the Tremont Road ramp, turn right on Tremont Road and follow the road under I-516 back to I-516 West on ramp; then travel back to the I-516/I-16 interchange.

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