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STATE ROUTE 520 BUSINESS, IN DOWNTOWN ALBANY, TO BE DETOURED FOR RAIL LINE IMPROVEMENTS

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State Route 520 Business in Downtown Albany, to be detoured continuously, beginning at 8 a.m. Tuesday, June 18 through completion on Thursday, June 20, weather permitting.
WHERE: State Route 520 Business/Slappey Boulevard at the intersection of Norfolk Southern rail lines near Gillionville Road
WHAT: The Georgia DOT has been notified by Norfolk Southern Railroad of the need to schedule a detour on State Route 520 BUS/Slappey Blvd. Crews have scheduled
repairs and replacement of the timber guards and cross ties with concrete panels. Because of the heavy traffic volumes and work involved, the roadway must be closed and
traffic detoured.
Northbound Motorists:
On SR 520 BUS/Slappey Blvd will turn right onto Oglethorpe Blvd, left onto SR 91/Jefferson Street and left onto Pine Ave Local traffic (cars) on SR 91/Jefferson Street
will turn left on Pine Ave and travel to the intersection of SR 520 BUS/Slappey Blvd northbound Truck traffic will continue on SR 91/Jefferson Street on to SR 520/Liberty
Expressway, head west to SR 520 BUS/Slappey Blvd to Exit 6B westbound

Southbound Motorists:

Reverse of northbound motorists. The detour route will be marked with barricades and signage to direct motorists around the area. This work is expected to cause delays and motorists are strongly advised to avoid the area.
The Georgia Department of Transportation continues its RoadWorks 2013 construction program. Dozens of important roadway improvement projects are ongoing throughout the state this summer as we work to deliver projects on time and on budget while keeping our transportation network the nation’s finest. Pardon the necessary
inconvenience and please drive cautiously and safely at all times, especially in work zones.

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