Special to the Enterprise
The Georgia Department of Transportation has announced CSX Transportation Inc. has scheduled railroad grade crossing improvements on S.R. 110 in Brantley County. S.R. 110 will be closed at the railroad crossing just north of S.R. 520 in the City of Atkinson and traffic detoured from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday, April 8, weather permitting. Motorists will be able to access businesses, schools, and residents in the area up to the work zone. All work is weather contingent.
The detour routes will be signed as follows:
* Traffic travel northbound on S.R. 110 will detour in Atkinson on S.R. 520 toward Nahunta traveling west 7.7 miles to U.S. 341/S.R. 23. Traffic will travel 9.4 miles north to S.R. 32 in Hortense, then travel east 3 miles to S.R. 110 where the detour ends.
* Traffic to traveling southbound on S.R. 110 will detour continuing on S.R. 32 for 3 miles towards Hortense to U.S. 341/S.R. 23. Traffic will travel 9.4 miles south on U.S. 341/S.R. 23 to S.R. 520 in Nahunta. Traffic will travel 7.7 miles east to S.R. 110 where detour ends.
* S.R. 110 will remain open to local traffic up to work zone.
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