NOTE: The tree has been removed, wiring replaced and power restored. SCMPD thanks those who cooperated.
SAVANNAH, GA. (March 6, 2014): Johnny Mercer Boulevard will be closed to traffic between Penn Waller Road and Johnny Quarterman Drive for several hours as crews work to remove a tree and repair power lines it disrupted.

Georgia Power Co., and tree crews already are on scene.

Drivers are asked to seek other routes in the meantime.