TIFTON — The US 82/State Route 520/Fifth Street rail crossing near Commerce Way in Tifton is scheduled to close for two days for maintenance, according to a press release from Georgia Department of Transportation.
The crossing closing will require a detour for non-local traffic.
The crossing is scheduled to close at 9 a.m. Jan. 14 and reopen Jan. 16, according to the release. The dates are subject to change based on the rail company’s schedule and the weather.
GDOT said that non-local traffic on US 82 approaching from the east will turn north on US 41/SR 7 (running common with Main Street, Love Avenue and 12th Street) to the Interstate 75 Exit 64 interchange. Traffic will travel south on I-75 to the Exit 62 interchange (US 82/SR 520). The pattern will be reversed for US 82 traffic approaching from the west.
Detour signs will be posted.