Houlihan Bridge to Close Sunday

PORT WENTWORTH, Ga (WSAV) – This weekend the Houlihan bridge along highway 25 north will shut down for month long bridge work.

Crews will repair and replace the steel trusses increasing the vertical clearance from 14 feet 8 inches to more than 17 feet.

Increasing the vertical clearance should elevate the trusses being stuck by tractor trailers. Detours are listed below:

U.S. 17 North

Interstate 95 South

Exit 109/Georgia Route 21

Georgia Route 30

Georgia Route 25

The detour for traffic traveling west of the bridge on Georgia Route 25 is:

Georgia Route 30

Georgia Route 21

Interstate 95 North

Exit 5/US 17 South

South Carolina Route 170

Savannah River marine traffic will be halted during construction.

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