Georgia DOT awards resurfacing contract along SR 138

Map of SR 138 resurfacing in Rockdale County (Georgia DOT photo)

Georgia DOT has awarded a maintenance contract to resurface state route 138 between the Henry County line and state route 20 in Conyers. The project is located in Rockdale County.

The road work includes 8.8 miles of milling, inlay and resurfacing. The low bid was provided by E R Snell Contractor, Inc. in the amount of $2,158,773.85.

The estimated completion date is October 31, 2020.

Intersection improvements to be bid out in May 2020

Georgia DOT will bid a turn lane project along state route 138 in May 2020. A westbound left-hand turn lane will be added at Amherst Lane located between Ebenezer Road and Parker Road.

The turn lane project was programmed following 36 crashes at the intersection from 2010 to 2015. The majority of crashes were “rear end” (41.5%) and “single vehicle” crashes (41.5%).

Construction costs are estimated at $1 million dollars. The project is funded through house bill 170.

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