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List of road closures in Coastal Empire, Lowcountry

(Source: FEMA) (Source: FEMA)

The following is a list of road/bridges CLOSED across the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry:

Coastal Empire:

Chatham County

  • River Street
  • Talmadge Bridge
  • President Street/ Truman Parkway
  • Victory Drive/ Whatley Road
  • Bull River Bridge
  • MLK Blvd./ Duffy Street 
  • 900 block of Quacco Road
  • 600 block of Quacco Road
  • East Lathrop/ Louisville Road
  • 37th-39th Street/ Jefferson Street
  • Rose Dhu Road
  • Burnsed Island Causeway
  • Ogeechee Road/ Dean Forest Road
  • 300 block of Woodley Road
  • Old Louisville Road b/w Highway 80 and Dean Forest
  • Highway 80 at Houston
  • Anderson Street
  • 1024 W US Highway 80/ Pooler
  • 1000 block of Carl Griffin Road
  • Highway 80 between Johnny Mercer Blvd and Olde Tybee Road
  • Parkersburg Road/ Romney Place
  • 2200 block of Godbee Road
  • Hopkins Street and W. 45th Street
  • 100 block of Jacquelyn Drive
  • 39th/ Price Street
  • 600 block of Walthour Road
  • Coffee Bluff Road/ County Walk Drive
  • Quacco Road/ Holiday Circle
  • Butler Avenue
  • 1300 block of Whitfield Park Drive
  • Highway 80 at Bull River Bridge
  • 63rd/ Abercorn Street
  • Victory Drive/ 2nd Street
  • Sunset Blvd/ Whatley Avenue
  • 38th Street/ Ohio Avenue
  • Shell Road/ Whatley Avenue
  • Old Montgomery Road/ Kings Way
  • Gwinnett/ Hale Street
  • Anderson Street at Ash Street
  • Highway 25 between Bonny Bridge Road and Houlihan Bridge
  • Pine Barren Road between S. Rodgers and I-95
  • 34th and Cedar Street
  • Tree blocking road at Drayton and Anderson (power line down) 
  • Little Neck Road at I-16
  • John Carter Road
  • Walz Drive at Skidaway Road
  • Anderson/ Reynolds Street
  • Red Fox Court at Red Fox Drive 
  • Waters Avenue between DeRenne and 66th/ tree blocking the road south of DeRenne/north of Stephenson
  • 70th/Waters
  • Trees on Apache Avenue blocking roadways to Bell's Landing
  • Ranger Road b/w 66th and Memorial ER Entrance
  • 306 Woodland Rd
  • 7000 block of Chatham Center Drive
  • Allen Avenue/ Winburn Street
  • All major roadways heading into Savannah shut down at I-95 until further notice; this includes 80 EB at 95, 21, 204, 144, 17

Due the overwhelming number of road closures in Chatham County, we could not include every road closed in this story. To see the complete list, click here.

Effingham County

  • Clyo-Shawnee Road at Friendship Road
  • Highway 119 North near Reiser Road
  • Highway 80 near Meldrim Road
  • Highway 80 near Creekwood
  • Highway 17 near MM 2
  • Clyo Kidare Road near Highway 119 North
  • Corinth Church Road near Cow Pen
  • Indigo Road near the railroad tracks in Springfield
  • ECSO asking everyone to stay off all roadways until further notice to avoid downed lower lines, trees, etc.

Brunswick

  • Sidney Lanier Bridge both ways from US-341 4th Avenue to GA-520/ Jekyll Island Causeway
  • GA DOT crews on way to do inspections and clear debris around Sidney Lanier Bridge;

Lowcountry:

The SCDOT released a Hurricane Matthew Status of Operations UPDATE:

The greatest impact from Hurricane Matthew is below I-20 and east of I- 95. Crews are assessing damage and removing downed trees from roadways in District 1, 4, 5, 6 and 7. In many areas, it has not been safe to assess the damage. Therefore, many roads are likely blocked or flooded that have yet to be reported. Over the next few days, a complete assessment will be made.

At least 60 maintenance crews in the upstate and midlands will deploy today as necessary to assist with road clearing in Districts 5 and 6. The northern section of I-95 from the North Carolina line to mile marker 181 is closed due to flooding and downed trees.

Due to ongoing flooding and areas that have not been assessed, motorists are urged to avoid travel until conditions improve and roads are cleared. Conditions are still hazardous with the possibility of trees, debris, and downed power lines blocking roads. Power outages are widespread from the midlands to the coast. The public is reminded that flash floods happen quickly and may not be identified with warning signs. If the road is covered with water “turn around, don’t drown”.

Beaufort County

  • Cordillo Parkway from Pope Avenue to South Forest Beach
  • Seaside Road from Station Creek Road to Cuffy Road
  • Alljoy Road from Jenna Bill Road to Kirks Bluff Road
  • Battery Creek Road (S-7-159) to Pine Court
  • Simmonsville Road from New Mustang Drive to Sugaree Drive
  • Calf Pen Bay Road from intersection of Cohen Road to US-278
  • US-21 MM 0.0 to Bruce K Smalls Road

Jasper County

  • I-95 impassable in both directions in lower part of the state
  • Calfpen Bay from Cohen Road to Fire Tower Road
  • North Jacob Smart Blvd from South Green Street to I-95 at MM 30
  • Speedway Blvd (US-17) from South Okatie Highway to GA State Line
  • Smith Crossing from Catfish Circle to Tarboro Road
  • Cat Branch (S-108) from Grays Highway to Big Branch (S-138)
  • Grays Highway (US-278) to Fire Tower Road (S-87)
  • Tillman Road from Bass Lake Road to Tarboro Road
  • Kato Bay Road (US 17) to Bagshaw Swamp Bridge (US 17)
  • Wise Street to Augusta Avenue
  • Main Street (SC-336) between Logan Street (S-157) and Wilson Street Exn (S-35)
  • Clyo Road (SC-119) to Stokes Bluff Road (S-27-119)

Interstate 95:

  • According to GDOT, I-95 is closed between exit 58 (Wiregrass Trail) and exit 67 (Ocean Highway) in Liberty County due to excessive water. I-95 is impassable around the Georgia and South Carolina border due to downed trees and power lines.

There will be traffic signals out due to the vast amount of power outages. In this case, the intersection is treated as a four-way stop.

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