UPDATE: Houlihan Bridge, State Route 25 reopened to traffic

Published: Jun. 22, 2022 at 3:09 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 22, 2022 at 4:40 PM EDT
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PORT WENTWORTH, Ga. (WTOC) - UPDATE: The Houlihan Bridge has reopened to traffic, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT).

A state bridge inspection team will arrive to inspect the bridge and the cause of the malfunction further, but GDOT states the bridge is safe to drive over.

There may be intermittent lane closures as the crew inspects the bridge.

ORIGINAL STORY: The Houlihan Bridge is not drivable at the moment, according to the Port Wentworth Police Department.

Georgia State Route 25 has been shut down going northbound from Bonny Bridge Road and is being redirected until further notice.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office has been notified and will also be assisting with redirecting traffic coming into Georgia on South Carolina State Route 170.

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