Dozens of roads impassable, closed due to weather damage

Dozens of roads impassable, closed due to weather damage

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - Downed trees and power lines due to the winter storm are causing some closures on CSRA roads.

Richmond County officials said dozens of roads are closed. Crews shut down Calhoun Expressway around 5 a.m. Wednesday, and it remains closed Thursday.

Dozens of roads in Columbia County are also closed, said Pam Tucker, EMA director. Even roads that aren't closed are dangerous because of falling trees and power lines, Tucker said.

The S.C. Highway Patrol is also reporting dozens of downed trees and wrecks on Aiken, Barnwell and Bamberg county roads. See the list here.

The following roads in Columbia Clounty are closed, as of 11 a.m. Thursday:

  • 2733 Dozier Rd.
  • Appling-Harlem Hwy at Clary Cut
  • Fairview Dr.
  • Wrightsboro @ Old Wheeler
  • Branchwood Dr.
  • Hickory Dr @ Callaway
  • 4645 Eisenview Dr.
  • Gordon Hwy @ Louisville Rd.
  • Lewiston Rd @ Mill Creek Ln
  • 5172 Hunt Field Rd
  • Walton's Ford Rd
  • Campbell's Way
  • Evans-to-Locks Rd @ GrandSlam Rd
  • Green Ivy Ln @ Green Ivy Cir
  • 603 Gibbs Rd
  • 860 Pt Comfort Rd
  • Rocky Branch Ln
  • 4531 Shawnee Dr
  • Buckhead @ Woodland
  • Day Rd.
  • Clark Pointe @ Santa Anna Tr
  • Clark Pointe @ Short Leaf Tr
  • Clark Pointe @ Cactus Tr
  • Hardy Pt Dr @ Barnsley Dr
  • 3671 Old Ferry Rd
  • Hwy 28 @ Mill Stone Dr
  • 3561 Stevens Way
  • Sir Galahad Dr

The following roads in Richmond County, as of 2:04 a.m. Thursday:

  • Telfair Street at 5th Street has a tree blocking the road
  • 10th Street and Broad Street, tree blocking the road
  • 11th Street and Broad Street, tree blocking the road
  • 12th Street and Broad Street, tree blocking the road
  • Tubman Home Rd and Hwy 25 is impassable
  • 500 Block of Aumond Rd is impassable
  • Thomas Lane to Wheeless Rd is impassable
  • 2300 Block Overton Rd is impassable
  • 1100 Block of Broad Street Westbound is impassable
  • Golden Camp Rd is closed
  • Walton Way is closed due to multiple trees down and debris in the road
  • Walton Way Extension from Jackson Rd to Milledge Rd is closed
  • Berckmans Rd from Washington Rd to Ingleside Dr is closed
  • John C. Calhoun Expressway is closed
  • Heard Ave to Milledge Rd. is closed
  • I-520 from Hwy 56 to the SC state line is not safe for travel

At 12:45 p.m. Wednesday, Richmond County officials were reporting these problem areas:

  • 3700 block of Kings Gate Dr., power lines down
  • 200 block Telfair St, power line and tree down in roadway
  • Meadowbrook Dr at Meadowgrove Dr, power line across the road
  • 1900 Kissingbower Rd, power line in the roadway
  • 1947 Harrison Rd, tree across the road
  • 4000 block of Ruffin Rd, power lines across the road
  • 1000 Beverly Heights Dr, tree down on roadway
  • 4200 Old Waynesboro Rd, tree across road
  • 2500 Pate Ave, low hanging power lines
  • 400 block of Warren Rd, power lines down, debris in the roadway
  • Reese Ave, power out
  • Carriage Creek Ct at Alexander Dr, impassable
  • 200 Windsong Circle, tree on power line
  • 2400 Vickey Rd, power lines on road
  • 3600 Nassau Dr and surrounding area, power out
  • Roundup Dr at Saddlehorn, power out
  • 2200 block Golden Camp Rd, power out
  • 2000 block Third Ave, tree in road
  • Norwich at Scotts Way, power lines on roadway
  • 3000 block Bramblewood Dr, power line in road

At 11 a.m. Wednesday, Richmond County officials were reporting these problem areas:

  • 700 Heard Ave tree on power line
  • 500 Winchester Dr. tree in roadway
  • Shadowwood at Golden Camp Rd. road is impassable
  • 2803 Lombardy Ct. power line down
  • Windsor Spring at Cross Creek to Woodlake impassable
  • 2800 block of Thomas Ln, power lines in the road
  • Deans Bridge Rd between Lumpkin and Georgetown is icing over
  • 2800 block of Patrick Ave, tree on roadway
  • Washington Rd at Woodbine Rd is iced over
  • Fairmont St at Thomas Ln , ice on the hill
  • Kings Chapel Rd at Gardners Mill Rd, trees down and transformer blown
  • Mike Padgett Hwy at Simpkins Rd, power pole broken, arching power lines
  • Wylds Rd at Covington Dr, low hanging power lines and tree
  • Hwy 56 at Tobacco Rd, power line across road
  • 2500 Anthony DeJaun Pkwy, power lines across road
  • 2900 block Sussex Rd, power lines across road
  • Golden Camp Rd power lines across road
  • 2400 block Golden Camp Rd, tree across road
  • 2200 block Pepperidge Dr, power line across road
  • 2100 block Roosevelt Dr, tree limb on power lines
  • 1600 block of Jenkins St, tree and power lines down

As of 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, Richmond County crews reported the following problem areas:

  • Hicks St at Barnes Ln, power lines down
  • 600 block of Sea Isle Dr. power line down
  • Lights out Walton Way at Milledge Rd
  • Tree on power line on Deans Bridge south of Tobacco Rd..
  • 1034 9th Ave, tree down on the power line
  • Morgan Rd from Deans Bridge Rd to Tobacco frozen over
  • Lights out Pleasant Home at Washington Rd.
  • Lights out Crane Ferry at Pleasant Home Rd.
  • Lights out Walton Way at Baker Ave
  • 1133 Roselle St tree down
  • Saddle Brook at Morgan Rd. Impassible
  • Chester Ave at Virginia power line down
  • Walton Way from Heard to Milledge is closed all side roads closed no detour
  • Tuttle St. at Telfair tree down power out

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