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Posted on: January 3, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Bull River and Lazaretto Creek Bridge Continuous Lane Closures

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Please be take note of these lane closures which will impact traffic to and from Tybee Island during the month of January.


For Immediate Release
 Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Contact: Jill Nagel 912.530.4425
District Five Communications 

Chatham County...
US 80 Bull River and Lazaretto Creek Bridges 30-day continuous lane closure begins January 9

TYBEE ISLAND, GA - Drivers should plan for 30-day continuous lane closure starting Monday, January 9 on US 80 at Bull River Bridge and then Lazaretto Creek Bridge in Chatham County. This continuous lane closure will be utilized to perform required preliminary work for the future bridge replacement projects of these two bridges.
 Drivers should watch for advance warning signs, be prepared to stop and always obey traffic control devises and road crews. Law enforcement will assist with traffic control along with video surveillance to enhance safety.
 The schedule is subject to change depending on weather and other factors. The roadway will reopen early if the work is completed ahead of schedule or could possibly be closed longer if weather delays the work.
For more information click link to SR 26/US 80 Project - Bull River & Lazaretto Creek Bridges project page SR 26/US 80 Project (
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