Talmadge, Sidney Lanier bridges reopen in Georiga

Talmadge Bridge (Source: WTOC)
Talmadge Bridge (Source: WTOC)(WTOC)
Published: Aug. 29, 2023 at 6:17 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 30, 2023 at 2:50 PM EDT
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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - #UPDATE: The Talmadge Bridge in Chatham County and the Sidney Lanier Bridge in Glynn County have been reopened by the Georgia Department of Transportation.

PREVIOUS STORY: The Georgia Department of Transportation has closed some bridges in the state due to Hurricane Idalia.

GDOT closed the Talmadge Bridge in Chatham County at 2 p.m. on Wednesday. GDOT also closed the Sidney Lanier Bridge in Glynn County at 10 a.m. on Wednesday.

The Houlihan Bridge in Port Wentworth will be closed to maritime traffic Wednesday. But vehicular traffic will be allowed to cross the Houlihan Bridge.

The closures will remain in place until further notice. Once the hurricane and its storm impacts subside, an extensive inspection of the bridges will be performed, according to GDOT.

Following inspection and clearance to reopen to traffic, GDOT will issue an update.