Road closures over Memorial Day weekend

Road closures over Memorial Day weekend

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - One of the bridges over the Flint River in downtown Albany will be closed Saturday. Broad Avenue between Front Street and Broadway Street will be closed from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Drivers can take detour over to Oglethorpe Boulevard and take that bridge.

The city is shutting down that area for a block party.

From 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. there will be a "pop up project" that will include temporary bike lanes.

A DJ will provide entertainment and food trucks will be there serving food.

City officials say it's an effort to encourage friendly neighborhoods, promote good health and boost the economy

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