Bridge work downtown creates detour

Augusta Georgia Seal
Augusta Georgia Seal

AUGUSTA. GA (WJBF) – Traffic in downtown Augusta is facing another detour.

Broad Street between 13th and Saint Sebastian is now blocked off.

Heavy equipment is on site to begin work  on replacing the 70 year old bridge over Hawks Gully.

Engineers say work should take at least one year

Construction costs are estimated at about three million dollars with funds coming from sales taxes.

 

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