UPDATE: All lanes open on Mike Padgett Hwy

UPDATE: All lanes open on Mike Padgett Hwy
Sinkhole on Mike Padgett Hwy.

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - All lanes are now open on Mike Padgett Hwy after a sinkhole caused traffic to detour Saturday.

According to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, a sinkhole is detouring traffic around the intersection of Hwy 56 at South Barton Dr. Deputies are detouring traffic around at Tobacco Rd.

The sheriff’s office advises the public to use Doug Bernard Pkwy. and Peach Orchard Rd. to avoid the area.

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