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5th Street Update: Road Closure for Underground Utility Work

5th Street between Greene Street and Telfair Street will be closed to trough traffic starting today through Friday, April 26th. This closure is necessary for underground water system improvements. Access will be maintained to local businesses during this closure. A detour will be in place. Please use alternate routes during this closure.

13th Street Update: Road Open and Canal Work Progressing

13th Street near Telfair Street has been opened to through traffic with one lane in each direction. The roadway should remain open until the completion of this project. Expect work to continue north to Reynolds Street with one lane closed in each direction for the next few months. Expect traffic delays through this area.

13th Street Update: Concrete Work Continues

Work continues at the canal bridge near Telfair St. The bridge work is almost to the stage where the roadway can be opened. We anticipate that one lane in each direction on 13th Street will reopen prior to the Masters Tournament. The outside lanes along 13th Street between Walton Way and Reynolds St. will remain closed. A lane shift will continue on the Savannah River bridge as you approach Reynolds St.

Greene Street Update: Old Town Work Continues

Construction work continues in the Old Town section of Greene Street. Expect continued closures at the intersections of 3rd St. and 4th St. The outside westbound lane will also remain closed for construction through the Masters Tournament.

5th Street Update: Work on West Side of Street

Work continue along 5th Street between Greene St. and Walton Way. Concrete work continues along the west side of the street. Outside lane closures and lane shifts will continue now through the Masters Tournament. We anticipate that 5th Street between Broad St. and Reynolds St. should reopen to through traffic the week of March 11th.

Greene Street: Drainage and Signal Work In Progress

Expect road closures along Greene Street between 5th Street and 3rd Street for the next few weeks. Local traffic will be able to reach their homes and businesses, but all other traffic will be detoured. Outside lanes along Greene Street will also be closed along the remaining project corridor to East Boundary. Expect traffic delays in this area.

13th Street: Canal Work and Demolition

The outside lanes of 13th Street between Reynolds Street and Telfair Street will continue to be closed. This will affect the traffic coming into Downtown Augusta from North Augusta and South Carolina. Expect traffic delays and a longer commute along this corridor. 13th Street at the Augusta Canal near Telfair Street will continue to remain closed while bridge and embankment work continues over the canal. A detour is in place and expect traffic delays in the area. We are anticipating this portion of 13th Street over the canal reopening to through traffic prior to the 2024 Masters Tournament in April.

6th Street: Work Continues on West Side

The western half of 6th Street will continue to be closed periodically for shoulder and road work between Telfair Street and Greene Street. During those times, only northbound traffic will be allowed along 6th Street.

5th Street Update: Shoulder Work Continues

The outside lanes of 5th Street will continue to be closed along the length of the project between Walton Way and Broad Street. 5th Street between Broad Street and Reynolds Street will continue to be closed to traffic for the foreseeable future.

Greene Street Update: Underground Drainage Work

Expect road closures and detours as portions of the roadway is closed to install underground drainage structures. There will be periodic road closures through the month of January 2024. On 1/23/2024, the intersection of Greene Street and Forsyth Street will be closed and traffic will be detoured. On 1/27/2024 and 1/28/2024, the intersection of Greene Street and Fourth Street will be closed and traffic will be detoured.

13th Street Update: Canal Work Continues

Work continues stabilizing the Augusta Canal embankment under 13th Street. 13th Street at Telfair Street will remain closed into March for these construction activities. Detours are in place and expect traffic delays for the next couple of months.

6th Street Update: Shoulder Construction

Single lane closures along the east side of 6th Street between Fenwick Street and Greene Street. Starting Monday, 1/22/2024, there will be no parking along both sides of 6th Street for the next few months.

5th Street Update: Demo Work Continues

Continued demolition along the road shoulder, east side, between Broad Street and Ellis Street. There will be outside, single lane closures along 5th Street between Broad Street and Ellis Street. There will also be additional lanes closures on 2/2/2024 in the evening at the intersection of 5th Street and Greene Street.

13th Street Update: Block Closures

On 13th Street between Greene Street and Ellis Street, both directions of travel will be closed during the daytime hours for construction work. The roadway will reopen each evening until the next morning. This closure is expected to last the remainder of this week until Friday, January 12, 2024. A detour will be in place during the daytime hours. There will be significant traffic delays in this area. Drivers are encouraged to take alternate routes if possible.

Greene Street Update: Outside Lane Work Continues

Expect the outside lanes to be closed in both directions along Greene Street between 5th Street and East Boundary. Starting after the first of 2024, single blocks will be closed and traffic will be detoured while underground storm drain infrastructure is installed. Further block closures will be posted on this page after the holidays.

13th Street Update: Shoulder and Canal Work Continues

There was a delay in the specialty contractor arriving to do the canal work on 13th Street at Telfair Street. 13th Street between Telfair Street and the Augusta Canal will remain closed into 2024 through the winter. The street should open to full traffic prior to the 2024 Masters Tournament. Expect outside lane closures along 13th Street between the canal and Walton Way for the next few months. Shoulder work and demolition will continue along 13th Street between Broad Street and Telfair Street into winter 2024.

6th Street Update: Lane Work Continues

Expect shoulder work to continue along 6th Street between Greene Street and Fenwick Street. Single lane shifts will take place between Telfair and Fenwick after the holidays into January 2024. Detours will be in place for the lane closures.

5th Street Update: Outside Road Work Continues

Outside lane closures will continue between Broad Street and Walton Way. Street will remain closed between Broad Street and Reynolds Street through the rest of 2023 and into 2024. Expect single lane shifts along 5th Street between Ellis Street and Broad Street the first part of 2024.

Greene Street Update: Old Towne Work Continues

Work continues along the outside Greene Street. Expect outside lane closures on both sides of Greene Street between 5th Street and East Boundary. Drainage work will begin Monday, November 27th in the block near Heritage Academy (3rd Street to 4th Street). During the drainage work, this block of Greene Street will be closed and a detour will be in place. Expect traffic delays in this area.

13th Street Update: Project Construction Extends Beyond Telfair Street

13th Street near Telfair Street will remain closed and a detour is in place. The street closure has been extended until February 2024 due to the availability of the specialty contractor and materials. On 13th Street between Telfair Street and Broad Street, the outside lanes will be closed for shoulder infrastructure demolition. Expect heavy traffic delays along this portion of 13th Street through the spring of 2024.

5th Street Update: Outside Lane Work

The outside lanes of 5th Street between Greene Street and Walton Way will remain closed as crews continue to demolish outside road infrastructure and prepare utilities for the upcoming improvements. Side streets off of 5th Street in this stretch of roadway may be closed for utility work. Detours will be installed where necessary. Expect slow traffic and delays along this portion of 5th Street. 5th Street between Reynolds St. and Broad St. will also remain closed while work continues along this block.

6th Street Update: Continuing Shoulder Work

6th Street between Walton Way and Greene will have lane closures in place for the next few weeks. Expect detours when one side or the other of this street is closed.

5th Street Update: Side Street Closures

Outside lane closures will continue along 5th Street. Expect traffic congestion and delays along 5th Street between Broad Street and Gordon Hwy. Between 10/31/23 and 12/12/2023, expect partial or full street closures along 5th Street at Ellis Street, Telfair Street, Walker Street, Watkins Street, Fenwick Street, and Taylor Street.

5th Street Update: Shoulder Work Continues

5th Street between Reynolds and Broad St. will continue to be closed to through traffic for the next few weeks. A detour is in place for this street closure. Expect lane closures and outside shoulder road work along 5th Street between Broad St. and Greene St.

5th Street Update: Continued Shoulder Work

Continued work on 5th Street between Reynolds St. and Broad St. This portion of 5th St. will remain closed with detour in place. Expect outside lane closures along the length of the project between Walton Way and Reynolds St. over the next couple of weeks.

13th Street Update: Road Closure to Continue

Construction activities will continue at the 13th Street canal crossing. The roadway is closed to through traffic at Telfair Street. A detour is in place to direct all traffic to 12th Street. Expect delays in this area. If possible, use other routes.

5th Street Update: Continued Construction

The block of 5th Street between Reynolds St. and Broad St. will remain closed. Intersection work will continue at Broad St. and Reynolds St. Construction activities will begin along the west side of Broad St. near Ellis St. Lane closures are expected near Ellis St.

13th Street Update: Long-Term Street Closure

Beginning Saturday, 8/5/23, 13th Street will be closed to all traffic between Telfair Street and Walker Street. This will be a long-term closure that will be in place for the remainder of 2023. Repair work will begin on the bridge over the Augusta Canal. A detour will be in place directing all traffic to 12th Street. Expect heavy traffic delays in this area.

6th Street Update: Demolition work begins

Demolition work will continue along 6th Street between Fenwick Street and Greene Street. Expect lane closures along this portion of the street. 6th Street road closures will take place over the next couple of weeks between Telfair Street and Greene Street. Detours and traffic control will be installed to guide drivers through the area.

5th Street Update: Continued Work

Expect roaming outside lane closures on 5th Street between Walton Way and Broad Street. 5th Street between Broad Street and Reynolds Street will remain closed for the next few weeks. Detours and traffic control will be in place as the contractor continues demolition and outside roadway infrastructure improvements.

Greene Street: Road Closure and Detour

All westbound lanes of Greene Street (heading towards downtown) between 5th Street and 2nd Street will be closed starting Wednesday, July 26, 2023 for tree removal and demolition. A detour will be in place to navigate around this closure. Expect traffic delays.

Greene Street #2: Road Closure with Detour

All westbound lanes of Greene Street (heading towards downtown) between East Boundary and 3rd Street will be closed tomorrow starting at 8am for tree removal and demolition. A detour will be in place to navigate around the closure. Expect delays while driving in this area.

6th Street: Lane Closures Begin

Expect roaming lane closures along 6th Street between Telfair Street and Reynolds Street as work resumes. All traffic control will be installed per State and Federal standards. Due to the presence of the railroad, expect delays while traveling along this street.

5th Street: Continued Work By Block

5th Street between Broad Street and Reynolds Street will continue to be closed to through traffic for the next few weeks as work continues to add new curb & gutter, driveways, and sidewalks. Detour is in place.

Expect lane closures along 5th Street between Gordon Hwy and Walton Way as shoulder work begin in this area.

5th Street Update: Shoulder Work In Progress

More shoulder will occur within the next two weeks including concrete removal. Expect continued closure of 5th Street between Broad St. and Reynolds St. Also expect moving outside lane closures along 5th St. between Broad St. and Greene St.

5th Street Update: Shoulder Work Continues

Demolition and construction work continues along 5th Street between Walton Way and Greene Street. Demolition work also continues along 5th Street between Reynolds Street and Broad Street. Expect roaming outside lane closures along 5th Street. Expect a street closure between Reynolds and Broad with detour in the next couple of weeks.

6th Street Update: Continued Demo

Demolition of concrete and electrical will continue along each side of the roadway for the next two weeks. Expect shifting block closures along 6th Street between Walton Way and Greene Street. Detour signs will be in place for various closures.

5th Street Update: Continued Demo

Demolition of concrete and electrical will continue along the shoulder of the road throughout the next two weeks. Expect roaming outside lane closures along 5th Street between Walton Way and Greene Street in both directions. Warning signs will be in place for each closure.

5th Street Update: Shoulder Work

Clearing and landscape removal should be completed this week. Asphalt sawcutting will begin this week. Demolition of existing infrastructure will begin within the next two weeks. Expect temporary single lane closures along 5th St. between Walton Way and Greene St. throughout the day.

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