Bianca Cain Johnson

Extra security for Masters on minds of Augusta-area law enforcement even before Brussels attacks

Richmond County sheriff’s officials said they were already planning for increased security with the Masters Tournament coming next month before Tuesday’s terrorist attacks in Brussels that killed at least 30 and injured hundreds. Read more

Police prepared for scalpers

The state scalping law prohibits the sale of tickets within 2,700 feet of a large sporting event. That boundary during the Masters runs from Taco Bell on Washington Road to Calhoun Expressway and Highland Avenue. Read more

City of Augusta unveils Masters traffic plan

Engineers will close the Interstate 20 eastbound on-ramp to Washington Road each morning, convert Berckmans Road to one-way traffic from 4 to 9 p.m. each day of Masters Week beginning April 6 and use Alexander Drive to pull drivers back to Washington Road from River Watch Parkway. Read more

Masters Week traffic plan will close eastbound I-20 ramp to Washington Road every morning

Augusta traffic engineers have finalized a Masters Tournament traffic plan they hope will alleviate some of the headaches seen in previous years. Read more