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Georgia eyes new Savannah River bridge, but wreck count low, officials say

Georgia is eyeing a new Interstate 20 bridge spanning the Savannah River to improve safety, but the tally of vehicle wrecks might not be cause for concern.
Savannah River bridge delays expected on I-20

...a guardrail damaged in a Monday evening wreck.Crews will be closing down one lane of the interstate over the Savannah River Bridge from mile marker 0.5 in South Carolina to the Georgia Welcome Center.Repairs will take place between 8 a...
Army recruiters absent from Augusta when Japanese struck at Pearl Harbor

...discussed at length possible means of guarding strategic points of the city's defenses.Guards were posted on Savannah River bridges and at the water pumping station on Highland Avenue. "Curiosity seekers" were warned to avoid the area...
Divers recover body of truck driver in Augusta Canal

...Department of Transportation's area engineer, said the overpass is scheduled to be replaced in 2016, along with the Savannah River bridge crossing into South Carolina.Way said that the cost and time estimates have yet to be set for the replacement...
Construction stalling traffic on Interstate 20

This afternoon's commute on Interstate 20 is slowed due to construction.Road construction in Augusta has caused westbound traffic to back up across the Savannah River bridge into South Carolina, said Lance Cpl. Brent Kelly, of the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
Interstate wreck strands travelers

...brightcove.createExperiences(); A five-vehicle pile-up brought traffic to a halt on Interstate 20 at the Savannah River bridge for two hours Wednesday morning.Stranded motorists got out of their vehicles and walked around after the 10 a...
Roadwork on Augusta's 15th, 13th streets

...will be working on 15th Street, from Government Road to Walton Way, and 13th Street, from Walton Way to the Savannah River bridge, through mid-August, according to a news release. The milling is scheduled for daytime hours and the paving...
Georgia's 1st welcome center, in Screven County, turns 50

...and from vacation venues in Florida ? and many of them stopped at the Georgia Welcome Center, just across the Savannah River bridge.Built in 1962, that venerable and architecturally significant Screven County landmark turns 50 this year...
Across the area

...C., was airlifted to the hospital Friday after the wreck, which occurred on the South Carolina side of the Savannah River bridge on Furys Ferry Road. Police say Jason E. Seifrit, 27, of Augusta, was traveling west over the bridge and lost...
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Road work has made for easy riding

...said pre con struc tion work is already under way with a project to replace the interstate's Augusta Canal and Savannah River bridges."That will be a few years down the road, but the survey and design work has begun," he said.
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