Coffee Co. train crossing needs a detour

Coffee Co. train crossing needs a detour

DOUGLAS, GA (WALB) - CSX Railroad crews will make repairs on US 221 / State Route 135.  Beginning on Monday, September 19, traffic will be detoured at 7 a.m. between Baker Highway (SR 158) and Ward Street (SR 32) in Douglas.  The detour will continue until 5:00PM, Friday, September 23.

Message boards and traffic control measures are in place to notify the public of the detour route.

If traveling north on US 221/SR 135, traffic will continue on US 441/SR 31 to SR 206 Connector, and then turn right.

They will then turn left back on to US 441/SR 135 North.

Detoured traffic going to SR 32 East will turn right and follow US 221/SR 135 south, to the traffic signal where they will turn left and then left again on to SR 32 East.

For those motorists traveling south on US 221/SR 135 turn right on SR 206 Connector, then turn left on SR 206, then follow SR 206 to US 221/SR 135. 
As in any work zone, motorists are reminded to pay special attention to traffic control devices, signs and posted speed limits to ensure safe passage though the work zone for the workers present and the motorists traveling through. 
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