East Mize Road bridge reopens after rain damage repaired

County crews completed the repairs to East Mize Road bridge in two weeks. The bridge was closed to traffic on July 20 following heavy rain. (photo Habersham County)

Habersham County has reopened the bridge on East Mize Road in Demorest. The bridge was closed on July 20 after heavy rains washed away asphalt and dirt.

County road crews repaired the weakened structure and the road reopened to traffic at noon on August 3.

.Severe weather has taken a toll on Habersham’s roads in the past several years. In 2020, back-to-back tropical storms forced extended closures on parts of New Liberty Road and Pardue Mill Road

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