The Cobb County Department of Transportation is closing Paper Mill Road at the Sope Creek bridge all this weekend to make repairs to the bridge foundation.
The area will be closed to traffic starting at 4 p.m. Friday, with the closure lasting through the weekend and "possibly into early next week" as crews repair foundation damage caused by recent storms, according to a release issued by Cobb DOT.
The best detours for traffic to and from Lower Roswell Road and Johnson Ferry Road are Shadowlawn Road, which is west of the bridge, and Woodlawn Drive, which is east of the affected area.
Cobb DOT said it would issue an alert to the public when the repairs are finished and Paper Mill Road traffic is re-opened at the bridge.
Cobb Police will be closing both lanes of Johnson Ferry Road between Roswell Road and Lower Roswell Road from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday for .
For more information and further updates visit the Cobb DOT road closure map.