AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Here are some upcoming road closures that could affect your commute in the Augusta area this week:
-The westbound lane on Walton Way Extension at Lake Forest Drive will be closed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday while Georgia Power replaces a pole in the area. Traffic will be maintained using message boards and flagmen. Drivers can avoid the area by using Wheeler Road.
-The westbound lanes of the 2500 block of Central Avenue (Arsenal Avenue to Monte Sano Avenue) will be closed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday while crews remove a large tree. Drivers should use Wrightsboro Road, Schley Street, Arsenal Avenue, Monte Sano Avenue and McDowell Street as a detour.