Heads up: Sidewalk construction and closure on Laney-Walker, plus new shuttle stop at Chafee

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The sidewalks are being replaced on both sides of Laney-Walker Boulevard near Paine College. Current work has the sidewalk closed on the Circle K side of the street.

If you are walking from Lots 40, 69, 70 or 35 on the west end of Laney-Walker Boulevard, you will need to use the south side of Laney-Walker to approach and access the crosswalk at 15th Street. The city of Augusta is currently replacing the sidewalks on Laney-Walker across from the Paine College campus, and the sidewalk is closed from the Circle K at 15th almost to Druid Park at Lot 70.

Also, beginning Monday, Aug. 10, the Blue and Orange routes of the JagExpress Shuttle Service will have a new shuttle stop on Laney-Walker at Chafee Avenue. Temporary signage is being created to mark the new shuttle stop. Once sidewalk construction has been completed, the bus shelter in Lot 69 will be removed and discontinued. The Chafee Avenue stop will be its replacement.

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Please use the south sidewalk on Laney-Walker Boulevard to approach and cross at 15th Street to avoid the closure on the Circle K side of Laney-Walker.

Please be careful in these areas while crews are working. Your safety is extremely important, so please obey the sidewalk closure signs and other important construction signage as directed.

Thank you for your patience as the city works to improve the pedestrian experience.

For more information on Parking and Transportation, please visit Jagwire often for updates and look for messages in the Passio GO! app on your smart phone.

For more on this and other construction projects in and around campus, please visit and bookmark the Pardon Our Progress page in Jagwire.

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Denise Parrish
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Denise Parrish is Senior Communications Strategist for Operations at Augusta University. Contact her to schedule an interview on this topic or with one of our experts at 706-721-9566 or mparrish@augusta.edu.

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