Georgia DOT performing maintenance on I-185 Southbound in Columbus

Photo credit:
Photo credit:

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) has scheduled a single lane closure to perform maintenance on I-185 Southbound between mile markers 7 and 5. This is the area of highway near the Manchester Expressway and Macon Road exits, just before the Buena Vista Road exit.

The work began on Tuesday, September 10, and will continue through Friday, September 13, as weather permits. The work will take place daily during this time from 9:30 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Maintenance crews are making repairs to the roadway slabs.

The Georgia DOT advises motorists to reduce speed as they travel through this work zone. Message signs, barrels and cones are being utilized to guide traffic.

Drivers should be aware that personnel and equipment will be operating in close proximity to travel lanes.

Copyright 2013 WTVM. All rights reserved.