Heads up. Major traffic flow changes coming on Ga. 96 with new signals

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Motorists are encouraged to find alternate routes Saturday as traffic shifts on Ga. 96 in Houston County.

Beginning at 7 a.m., traffic signals will be activated at Ga. 96 at Oakey Wood and Old Hawkinsville Road, Old Ga. 96 and Thompson Mill Road, according to a news release from the Georgia Department of Transportation.

Traffic also will have to stop at R. B. Smith, Third Avenue, County Road and Sunoco Driveway.

Law enforcement officers will be pacing traffic through the work zone until the work is completed by mid-afternoon.

GDOT "strongly encourages all motorists to avoid the area," the release stated.

Liz Fabian: 478-744-4303; 2@liz_lines