A few road closures will affect Covington residents in the near future, beginning on June 12.
The Covington city council agreed to a road closure in the Covington Square from 5:30-10 p.m. for a summer concert performed by Sensational Sounds of Motown on June 12.
The Square inner parking area of the Square will also be closed Oct. 24 between noon and 10 p.m. for the Witches Night Out. Another event corresponding with the Witches Night Out, the Moonlight Dash will also require a road closure, from the Square to Conyers Street for a 5K run.
The most lengthy road closure approved at Monday’s city council meeting will be C.R. 55, Old Atlanta Highway starting June 12.
The roads will be closed for work on the I-20 overpass starting at 9 p.m. June 12-14. Road closures will continue every weekend in June and July until work is finished at the end of July, weather permitting.
Covington City Manager Leigh Anne Knight said Cook Road, Moore Street and State route 81 will be used for a detour.