Developing: GDOT shuts down I-16 eastbound lanes for contraflow

Barriers setup in eastbound lanes on I-16 in preparation of contraflow for Hurricane Dorian preps. Photo: GDOT

SAVANNAH, Ga (WSAV) – Tuesday morning the Georgia Department of Transportation began shutting down eastbound lanes on I-16 in preparation for the contraflow scheduled to begin at 8 Tuesday morning.

GDOT announced around 7:15am Tuesday that crews shutdown I-16 eastbound.

Drivers will not be able to travel past Exit 39. Drivers must get off and find another route.

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