Flooding on Health Sciences Campus recedes; libraries to close early

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Vehicle traffic should avoid Harper Street and Laney-Walker Boulevard today due to flooding.

Update as of 1:55 p.m.: Due to weather concerns, University Libraries will close early at 5 p.m. today, Thursday, Sept. 17.  All staff will need to be out of the building by that time.

Update as of noon: The flooding on the Health Sciences Campus is receding and shuttle service has resumed normal operation.

9:43 a.m.: Vehicle traffic should avoid Harper Street and Laney-Walker Boulevard today, Thursday, Sept. 17, as some vehicles have already become stranded due to flooding.

All campus shuttles are temporarily suspended today. Check the Passio Go! app and Jagwire for updates.

The lower level of the parking deck adjacent to the Georgia Cancer Center’s M. Bert Storey Research Building has started flooding, and those parked there should move to a higher level. In case of emergency, contact the Augusta University Police Department at 706-721-2911.
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