Week of traffic disruption coming on Peachtree City’s west side

The gateway bridge on Peachtree City’s west side was originally planned for 2018 or 2019 and will include cart path access on both sides of Ga. Highway 54 West. Graphic/Peachtree City.

It will be the city’s western gateway bridge, 15 years in the making. But the construction of a combination cart, bicycle and pedestrian bridge across Ga. Highway 54 West will bring delays and detours between Monday, Oct. 12 and Monday, Oct. 19 — plan on it. 

According to the word from Peachtree City government, “Construction is set to begin on October 12-19, 2020 on SR 54 by MacDuff Parkway for the construction of a new multi-path bridge.”

The traffic interruptions for that 7-day period will affect all traffic between MacDuff Parkway and Wynnemeade Parkway on Hwy. 54.

Here’s the schedule and the delays expected, daytime and nighttime:

Tuesday through Thursday, 5 a.m. to 7 p.m.: Expect partial turning lane closure in eastbound left turning lane and lane shift in westbound lanes 1 and 2 directly in front of 2801 Hwy. 54, just to the west of MacDuff Parkway.

Tuesday through Thursday, 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.: Expect partial turning lane closure in eastbound left turning lane. Full closure on westbound so you’ll have to detour through Wynnemeade Subdivision. Truck traffic required to detour through Senoia.

Friday through Sunday, 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.: Full eastbound and westbound closure. In other words, all lanes will be shut down. Residents are expected to detour through Wynnmeade subdivision and Senoia. All truck traffic required to follow detour route through Senoia.