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Houlihan Bridge 4-day closure set to begin Tuesday


The Georgia Department of Transportation has announced that the Houlihan Bridge in Port Wentworth will be closed for maintenance beginning Tuesday at 9 a.m. 

Department maintenance has scheduled the temporary closure and maintenance of the James P. Houlihan Memorial Bridge on S.R. 25/North Coastal Highway in Chatham County.

S.R. 25/North Coastal Highway will be closed at the Houlihan Bridge and traffic will be detoured from 9 a.m. on Jan. 22, and continuing through Jan. 25, weather permitting. 

Motorists will be able to access businesses, schools, and residents in the area up to the work zone. GA Hwy 25 will be open up until the bridge, but if you travel to and from South Carolina, you are going to have to take I-95 or U.S. 17.

The detour routes will be as follows:

  • Motorist heading north on GA-25 N/N Coastal Hwy will turn left onto Bonnybridge Rd; take the 1st right onto GA-21 N/​GA-30 W/​Augusta Rd; turn right to merge onto I-95 N toward Florence Entering South Carolina; take exit 5 for US-17 toward US-321/​Hardeeville/​Estill; keep right at the fork to continue toward US-17 S/​Whyte Hardee Blvd; keep left at the fork, follow signs for US-17 S/​Savannah; turn left onto US-17 S/​Whyte Hardee; head south on US-17 S/​Speedway Blvd toward S Carolina 170 E/​State Rd S-27-84; slight right onto S Carolina 170 W/​Alligator Alley and continue up to road closure.
  • Motorist heading northwest on US-17 N/​Speedway Blvd toward Beech Hill Ln Continue to follow US-17 N;  turn left to merge onto I-95 S toward Jacksonville Entering Georgia; take exit 109 for GA-21 S/​GA-30 E; turn left onto GA-21 S/​GA-30 E/Augusta Rd; turn left onto GA-30 E/Bonnybridge Rd; turn left onto GA-25 N/N Coastal Hwy and continue up to road closure
  • GA-25N/N Coastal Hwy will remain open to local traffic up to work zone.

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