Traffic

UPDATE: Driver in Lee Co. wreck airlifted to hospital

Dougherty Co. to partially close Plumcrest Ave. for drainage improvements

3-vehicle accident impacts Albany Expressway traffic

  State campaign reminds drivers of dangers of speeding

GDOT wants community input on draft statewide transit plan

Georgia Dept. of Public Safety tips for holiday road travel

Continued Coverage

GSP monitoring I-16 as holiday weekend travel picks up

Gopher tortoises relocated in Lowndes Co. due to I-75 construction

  GSP expecting heavy traffic during Memorial Day weekend

  GDOT give tips for Memorial Day weekend travelers

  Lowndes Co. moves one step closer to widening Old US 41

  GDOT: Stay home if you can, Florida checkpoints may cause traffic delays near state lines

Traffic delayed after wreck in Worth Co.

Deputies, the county fire department and EMS are on the scene.

Worth Co. E-911 reports roadways washed out, other roads considered passable

Officials are asking drivers to take alternate routes until these areas can be fixed.

  1 airlifted after wreck in Worth Co.

One person was injured in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 300 at Highway 32 in Worth County Wednesday afternoon.

Road work to impact Coffee, Crisp and Tift counties

Work is scheduled to begin on March 2 in all three counties.

Accident blocks off road near Baker Co. line

  Renovations underway at Dawson Road intersection in Albany

  Albany neighborhood getting new speed tables

  GSP: Phones, road rage major factors in car accidents

U.S. 19 wreck cause traffic delay

Lee Co. TSPLOST paving, resurfacing projects begin

Fatal crashes in Ga. lowest since 2015

2019′s total number of fatal crashes in Georgia, while the lowest since 2015, is still too high if you ask the men and women in law enforcement who patrol the state’s roads and highways.

How to check if your car’s airbags are under a recall

The Georgia Department of Driver Services recommends checking to make sure your airbag does not have a recall.

  Holiday season travel: I-75 holiday schedule

The Georgia Department of Transportation posted a schedule of I-75 South Metro Lanes.

  Increases in fatal wrecks bring on Operation Rolling Thunder

An increase in fatal crashes in South Georgia is bringing on state-led operations to deter distracted driving.

Car goes off I-75 North into trees

It happened around milemarker 210. It appears one vehicle went off the roadway and struck trees.

  Valdosta police talk holiday travel safety

AAA estimates that more than 49 million travelers will hit the road this Thanksgiving, that’s the most since 2005.

  GSP: Over 11K citations issued during 2018 Thanksgiving holiday

The Georgia State Patrol handed out more than 11,000 tickets during the Thanksgiving holiday week in 2018.

Ala. and Ga. Dept. of Transportation announce no lane closures this Thanksgiving holiday

The Alabama and Georgia Departments of Transportation have good news for those who are traveling this holiday season.

BPS reroutes traffic during railroad crossings closures

Bainbridge Public Safety (BPS) took to Facebook to inform community members that traffic will be rerouted while CSX Railroad performs routine maintenance at several railroad crossings within the city.

Woman, child injured in Lee Co. wreck

A semi-truck rolled over in Lee County Friday morning, attempting to avoid a car on Highway 82 near Hickory Grove Road.

  One girl’s petition for safer intersection gains hundreds of signatures

A family is petitioning for a stoplight at what they call a dangerous intersection. Now 535 others have joined in their fight.

GDOT asking for public input on Statewide Strategic Transportation Plan

The Georgia Department of Transportation is forming a Statewide Strategic Transportation Plan for the next 30 years, and they want the public’s input on it.

  I-75 fills up with Florida evacuees, holiday travelers

Many are looking to escape Hurricane Dorian and some are on the way home from Labor Day festivities.

‘Coulquitt to Colquitt’: Misspelled sign replaced after social media post

The original sign was damaged during Hurricane Michael.

Lane closures to impact portion of I-75 until Labor Day

Traffic in both the north and southbound lanes will narrow to two lanes.

Semi overturns on I-75 in Cecil

A semi-truck has overturned on I-75 South near mile marker 32, according to law enforcement.

1 hospitalized after single-car accident on U.S. 19

Lanes are open on U.S. 19 in Camilla after a car lost control and rolled over on its roof causing traffic delays.

  Operation Southern Shield comes to GA

Law enforcement is coming together in hopes of raising awareness about the dangers of speeding.

Semi truck accident affects I-75 traffic

A crash between two semi trucks happened around 3 a.m. in the southbound lane near Exit 18.

Update: Citation issued in Colquitt Co. 3-vehicle crash

Three vehicles were involved in a crash on GA-133 in Colquitt County.

  GDOT road improvement causes Tift Co. traffic, detours

Construction at a major intersection in Tift County is causing traffic delays and detours.

1 charged after Albany wreck on Westover Blvd.

A wreck involving an 18-wheeler has traffic blocked on South Westover Boulevard, according to the Albany Police Department (APD).

  1 charged with DUI after I-75 accident

Traffic is backed up on I-75 after a driver's car overturned hitting 3 other cars.

  GA Dept. of Transportation anticipates traffic delays in Lowndes Co. due to I-75 construction

People who take I-75 in the Valdosta area should be prepared for a couple of traffic delays in the coming weeks.

  Lowndes Co. railroad maintenance expected to cause delays

One railroad transportation company is planning traffic detours and interruptions in the coming weeks.

  GDOT to work on South GA intersection, traffic delays expected

The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) is planning on a construction project in Tift County that will fix potholes on part of State Route 7 and Southwell Boulevard.

  Moultrie residents pleased with road project

People who live in one South Georgia neighborhood are finally seeing improvements to roads after years of damage.

West Jackson Street in Thomasville opens to traffic

Sections of downtown Thomasville are undergoing major improvements.

I-75 lane closures scheduled at Exit 22 in Lowndes Co.

GDOT will start construction on Exit 22 overpass which requires lanes closures to I-75.

Semi-truck driver crashes into Americus houses after another driver fails to yield

A semi-truck driver ran into two Americus homes Thursday and now another driver is facing several charges.

22 miles of Dougherty Co. rural roads to be made safer for drivers

More than 22 miles of Dougherty County roads will undergo a make-over, making them safer to drive on.

Lowndes Co. EMA issues traffic alert for I-75

The Lowndes County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) has issued a ‘Code Red Alert’ for traffic on Interstate 75.

4-vehicle wreck blocks I-75 SB lanes in Lowndes County

Georgia State Patrol said a wreck involving two cars and two semi trucks has blocked all southbound lanes on I-75 near Exit 29.

Albany crews begin bridge work Tuesday morning

The City of Albany Gas Department will be closing the eastbound right lane of the Oglethorpe Bridge Tuesday starting at 8:30 a.m.

  Area evacuated after tanker truck overturns in Douglas

Douglas police are encouraging drivers to avoid the area of Bowens Mill Road at Peterson Avenue after a tanker truck overturned Wednesday evening.

GDOT wants to replace Oglethorpe bridge

A popular Albany bridge could be getting a makeover.

  GA Dept. of Transportation expecting to shift I-75 Exit 22 overpass traffic

Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) officials are asking drivers to be careful as traffic is shifted onto a new portion of Interstate 75 overpass.

  Crisp Co. sheriff wants you to be safe when driving in dense fog

South Georgia has seen several mornings with dense fog this week, so WALB got some expert advice on how to drive through it safely.

Overturned log truck cleared off highway in Crisp Co.

An overturned log truck was blocking US 280/GA 30 for several hours early Thursday morning.

  Overturned car reported on Archwood Drive

An overturned car was reported in Albany late Tuesday afternoon, according to officials.

Gas prices increasing in Georgia

Gasoline prices in Georgia have risen in the past week, averaging $2.25/g Sunday.

Mega load coming through SW Georgia this week

The convoy is traveling at night to minimize traffic disruptions.

Sheriff’s office: Lee Co. sees over 60 accidents in January

Over 60 accidents were reported in Lee County, according to reports from the sheriff’s office.

Gas prices staying steady in GA

Gasoline prices in Georgia are unchanged in the past week

Road work begins on Old 179 in Grady County

The agency said detours can be done on Open Pond Road at the south end of the road and Harrell Road on the north end.

  Three-car wreck reported in Albany

The wreck happened on the corner of Pine Avenue and North Madison Street.

Collision blocks Eastbound traffic on Oglethorpe

Avoid the area for now

Vehicles collide on 7th Ave., one rolls over

We are trying to get details

3 vehicle crash reported in Miller Co.

A three vehicle wreck was reported in Miller County, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation Southwest Twitter page.

UPDATE: Highway 133 wreck victim identified

A wreck on Highway 133 claimed the life of a Arkansas man

GSP trooper involved in early morning Camilla crash

A Georgia State Patrol (GSP) trooper was involved in a vehicle crash Tuesday, according to Thomasville GSP Post 12.

  Pedestrian in wheelchair hit by dump truck

Pedestrian hit by Dougherty County dump truck driver on N. Jefferson and 7th Avenue

Driver charged in Highway 19 crash

A crash on the northbound side of Highway 19 is slowing down traffic.

  Dougherty Co. coroner urges pedestrian safety

Dougherty County Coroner Michael Fowler wants to remind the community about pedestrian safety.

  Woman shot in Turner Co. officer-involved shooting is murder suspect

According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, a woman shot after a multi-county chase ended in Turner County is a murder suspect out of metro Atlanta.

  Unpaved road causes problems for emergency crews

A $1.5 million project to pave a Lee County road is about a month away from completion.

  Gas prices lowest statewide since December 2017

As the holiday season continues to grow closer, gas prices have dropped significantly over the last two months.

Consider yourself warned: Albany police are looking for distracted drivers

Police said that even if you take a bite of food while driving, you’re breaking the law.