UPDATE: The Georgia Department of Transportation closed the ramp from Hardeman Avenue to I-75 Northbound due to evacuation traffic..

Interstate 16 contra-flow is now in effect and the Georgia State Patrol closed all eastbound ramps.

The contra-flow will only move west from Savannah to mile marker 38 near Dublin.

The Department of Transportation urges all drivers to follow instructions and not drive around barriers.

RELATED: Gov. Deal issues mandatory evacuation for 6 coastal Ga. counties

I-16 contra-flow will go until MM 38 near Dublin. Remember to slow down, be patient and follow all traffic signs. #gsp #gamccd

— Georgia DPS (@ga_dps) October 6, 2016