Filming to affect downtown Savannah traffic through Saturday

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SAVANNAH — Several roads will be closed and downtown traffic will be impacted beginning Tuesday, Oct. 16 to accommodate movie filming.

Jones Street will be closed from Jefferson Street to Drayton Street from Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 10 a.m. until Saturday, Oct. 20 at noon.  Motorists driving on Tattnall Street, Barnard Street and Bull Street will not be able to cross Jones Street during this time.  

Whitaker Street from Charlton Street to Taylor Street will be affected beginning at 10 a..m. Tuesday until noon on Saturday, Oct. 20. Charlton and Taylor streets will remain open.  The detour for the Whitaker Street closure will be MLK, Jr. Boulevard. To avoid congestion, traffic engineers encourage motorists to use Price Street and the Truman Parkway to exit downtown. 

Tuesday,October 16 
 

  • Closed from 10 a.m. to Noon.  
  • Closed intermittently from Noon to 7 p.m.
  • Closed from 7 p.m. until 7 a.m. on Wednesday, October 17.
     

Wednesday, October 17
 

  • Closed intermittently from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Closed from 7 p.m. until 7 a.m. on Thursday, October 18
     

Thursday, October 18

  •  Closed intermittently from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Closed from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. on Friday, October 19
     

Friday, October 19
 

  • Closed intermittently from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Closed from 7 p.m. to midnight
     

Saturday, October 20

  • Closed from midnight to noon 

ADDITIONAL INFO:
 
Pedestrians will be able to cross the closed roads intermittently.
 
The road closures will be posted on the free WAZE app accessible on all mobile devices. 

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