Tag Archives: Bainbridge bypass

Bainbridge Bypass Accident (Friday Afternoon)

Update 5:45 p.m.: According to Bainbridge Public Safety, the wreck occurred when a semi truck rear ended a slow moving truck with workers on board.  One person was transported to the hospital. The trucks and workers on site were contractors for the DOT. Original Story (4:30 p.m.) There was a traffic accident on the Bainbridge Bypass at approximately… Read More »

Bainbridge Bypass to be Resurfaced

For Immediate Release Tuesday, May 16, 2017 Contact: Nita Birmingham 229.326.5435 District Four Communications Decatur County… Busy Bainbridge Bypass Getting New Asphalt for a Better Road, Smoother Ride BAINBRIDGE – Resurfacing that is about to start on one of the busiest state routes in Bainbridge will interrupt traffic, but motorists will benefit from a better road and smoother ride once the project is… Read More »

Bainbridge Bypass Southbound Lanes Closed All Weekend

In a Friday press release, the Georgia DOT announced that the Bainbridge Bypass southbound lanes (from Highway 84 West to Shotwell Street) will be closed for bridge repairs this weekend.  The road will be detoured through town and a temporary traffic signal will be installed at the bypass off-ramp at Highway 84 West.  The north bound lanes will… Read More »

TRAFFIC: Bainbridge Bypass Bridge Under Construction

Traffic on the Bainbridge Bypass will be affected for the next few months as the Georgia Department of Transportation works on the Flint River Bridge.  According to officials with the DOT, construction will begin this weekend and will include improvements to the sides, painting, and underneath.  While crews are working, one lane will remain open in both the… Read More »

Fuel tanker, pickup truck crash in Bainbridge on Sunday night

Around 8:30 p.m. Sunday night, a Total Petroleum fuel tanker collided with a Nissan Frontier pickup truck at the intersection of U.S. 84 East and the Bainbridge bypass. Following impact, the small truck, which became wedged under the tanker, was drug several yards before both came to rest in the grass. The tanker, loaded with a mix of… Read More »