Updated:ST. MARYS, Ga. —
A railroad crossing on Kings Bay Road in St. Marys will be closed due to construction.
The Georgia Department of Transportation along with the City of St. Marys and Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base, are working on a railroad crossing on Kings Bay Road between Colerain Road and Charlie Smith Sr. Highway.
The construction and traffic detour will begin July 28 and is expected to last through Aug. 11. According to the St. Marys Police Department Facebook post, drivers can access businesses, schools and homes up to the work zone.
The detour route:
- Motorists traveling eastbound on Kings Bay Road turn right on to Colerain Road; turn left on to St. Marys Road; then turn left on to Charlie Smith Sr. Highway; travel to Kings Bay Road where detour ends.
- Motorists traveling southbound on Charlie Smith Sr. Highway continue to St. Marys Road; turn right on to St. Marys Road; turn right on Colerain Road; to Kings Bay Road where detour ends.