Due to railroad crossing work, parts of Ga. 127 will be closed next week.
From 9 a.m. Wednesday to 7 p.m. Thursday, the road will be closed at the intersections with South Houston Lake Road and Ga. 247.
According to a news release, this railway maintenance operation and the road closure is a necessity for track maintenance. Motorists will be able to access businesses, schools and residences in the area up to work zone at the railroad crossing.
Motorists are advised to avoid the area and expect delays while work is scheduled.
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A detour will be in place using Ga. 247 from the city of Kathleen to Ga. 247 Spur to Ga. 11 to Ga. 127. Advance warning signs and barricades have been placed at intersections prior to the closure.
To contact writer Jeremy Timmerman, call 744-4331.