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Road closings for Ironman 70.3 Augusta

...Sunday.Gordon Highway ramps will be closed at Broad Street and Bay Street from 4 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.The Fifth Street bridge will be closed from 6 to 10 a.m. Sunday.No-parking areas: The following areas will be designated no-parking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-09-23/road-closings-ironma
Pardon Our Mess: Abandoned bridge in North Augusta

WHERE: Abandoned bridge near U.S. Highway 1 and the Fifth Street bridge.WHAT: A large section of the abandoned bridge remains blocked to vehicle traffic with metal barricades. Some parts of the bridge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-06/pardon-our-mess-abandoned-bri
Go Dogs! Go Gamecocks! Go to the 22nd annual Border Bash!

...is also going on downtown Friday with portions of Reynolds Street closed to traffic, so avoid coming in from the Fifth Street Bridge side.)? Limited parking will be available on site for a fee.TICKETS? Get $10 tickets in advance in person...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-09-16/go-dogs-go-gamecocks-
Ramblin' Rhodes: Pioneer in Augusta broadcasting still making music

...back to Augusta and immediately headed for WTHB radio station, then located in North Augusta, just across the Fifth Street bridge, where she was hired by station manager Reese J. Vaughn."As far as I know, I became the first female announcer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-02-24/ramblin-rhodes-pionee
Asphalt crew repairs bump on Fifth Street bridge

The drive over Augusta's Fifth Street bridge got slightly less bumpy Thursday morning ? at least...bridge."Of the 245 bridges in Richmond County, the Fifth Street bridge is one of eight that the Federal Highway Administration...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-23/crew-repairs-bump-bridge
Bridge is a disgrace

My wife and I visit Augusta frequently, and from time to time we cross the Fifth Street Bridge to get to our destination.The huge hump in the road after crossing the bridge is a disgrace. I can't imagine that any vehicle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-05/bridge-disgrace
Report lists 'deficient' bridges to highlight funding need

...over Raes Creek, two over the Augusta Canal, two over the Augusta Canal Spillway, one over Spirit Creek, the Fifth Street bridge over Savannah River and McCoys Creek on Lane Avenue at Fort Gordon.State officials stress that the bridges are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-25/report-lists-deficient-bridg
Rants & Raves

...Masters each year, why can't you try to improve the Fifth Street bridge coming off of Broad Street where there's a hump...potholes running through it? Why don't you fix the Fifth Street bridge for next year? Start now.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-15/rants-raves
Augusta area celebrates Independence Day

...been celebrating the Fourth on this river for 10 years," Kinsey said. "We're pretty much right under the (Fifth Street) bridge, so there's not a better spot to watch fireworks."Leonard and Kinsey were two of thousands to join the celebration...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-04/augusta-area-celebrates-inde
Kirby: Diver finds old cruet under Fifth Street bridge

...something he'd found in the Savannah River near the Fifth Street bridge."While scuba diving there some time back I found...sight, out of mind)."If you go diving below the Fifth Street Bridge, you'll see the hulks of some early boats and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-09/kirby-diver-finds-old-cruet-u