Toombs County…
Culvert pipe replacement requires SR 56 closure starting Aug. 5 

VIDALIA, GA – Georgia Department of Transportation announces a temporary road closure in conjunction with culvert pipe replacement on State Route (SR) 56 in Toombs County. SR 56 will be closed between Cedar Crossing Road and Del Conner Road with traffic detoured starting Monday, August 5 and remain closed until further notice.

The existing pipe, maintained by Georgia DOT, will be replaced under the roadway then roadway reconstructed. Message boards will be utilized to alert the public of the upcoming changes.

Motorists will be guided through the state route detour with directional signage via US 1, SR 29, US 280, SR 130 and SR 135. Motorists will be able to access residences up to work zone.

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For questions, contact Jill Nagel.




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Georgia Department of Transportation
Southeast Georgia District Office
P.O. Box 610, Jesup, GA 31546