Eerie darkness takes over the CSRA

Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) - No power to homes, businesses and street lights is causing an eerie darkness over the CSRA.

Power crews in both South Carolina and Georgia are working all night to get power restored. Thousands across both states are left with no power or heat.

Again, everyone is asked to stay off the roads and crews work to remove ice, trees and power lines.

Road Closures:

•Berckmans from Washington to Ingleside Rd.

•Calhoun Expressway east bound from Washington Rd.

•Berckmans Rd will be closed from Washington Rd to Ingleside

•Closed bridge at Market View Parkway

•Sawdust Rd. at Gordon Hwy intersection

•Closed bridge at Market View Parkway

Drivers are asked to avoid or take caution on the following roads:

•Tobacco Rd at Gate 5 Bridge is icy

•2000 block of Wrightsboro Rd, tree across roadway

•North Leg Rd by the Coca-Cola factory, bridge over the railroad tracks is icy

•Magnolia Dr. at Cardinal Dr. Tree in the roadway

•Willis Foreman Rd and Diamond Lakes Way

•Barbara Rd and Old Savannah Rd

•Warren Bridge Rd is iced over

•Battle Rd to Gary Dr

•Barton Chapel Rd at Milledgeville Rd is icing, roadway is being treated

•12th St and Wrightsboro Rd

•Wheeler Rd. bridge at I-520 is icing over

•I-20 at Riverwatch and Washington Rd

•Augusta West Parkway at Amli Way

•Skinner Mill Rd. at Boy Scout Rd

•Washington Rd and the Calhoun Expressway

•Peach Orchard Rd at Rosier Rd, tree down

•Eve St. at Walton Way, tree in the roadway

•Traffic lights are out at Windsor Spring Rd. at Richmond Hill Rd and Windsor Spring Rd at I-520

•Skinner Mill Rd at Dorchester Rd in front of the Dorchester Subdivision, tree down

•Baker Ave at McDowell St. tree falling, avoid the area

•Clark Rd at Hephzibah McBean Rd, tree down on the power lines

•Clark Rd at Hwy 56, tree across Clark Rd.

•3100 block of Julia Ave, tree on the power lines

•Thornberry Dr at Skinner Mill Rd, tree limbs hanging in the middle of the road

•944 Heard Ave, large tree across the road

•Aumond Rd between Boy Scout Rd and Wheeler Rd, tree down in the road

•Hwy 25 at Rosier Rd, trees down in roadway, 2 lanes blocked

•4000 block Deans Bridge Rd, trees down in roadway

•1707 Valley Park East at Georgian Place, power lines down

•200 block of Gin House Rd, power is out

•Interstate Parkway at Flowing Wells Rd is iced over

•Walton Way at Lake Forest Dr, tree limb in the road. Power line is down in the road

•Jamaica Dr at Bimini Dr, power line down

•Walton Way at Hickman Rd, road iced over


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