Western Parallel Connector moving into right of way acquisition

A segment of the future WPC is partially built at Bridges at Jodeco. (staff photo) Plans for a new four-lane roadway adjacent Interstate 75 continue to move forward after Georgia DOT approved this summer the concept report and location & design for the western parallel connector. The idea for the roadway originated in Henry County’s... Continue Reading →

County selects Aquatic Center consultant

Henry County has taken an early step towards the future aquatic center by hiring an aquatic consultant to guide the design and construction process. The contract is below $50,000 and therefore did not require board approval. Bob McCallister LLC was selected for the services at a cost of $49,000. McCallister was the Aquatics Manager for... Continue Reading →

Commissioners to ask voters for T-SPLOST in November

Henry County commissioners have approved a plan to ask voters to raise the local sales tax in November through a transportation SPLOST. The decision came unexpectedly during a called workshop meeting on June 10. The exact amount of the increase is dependent if Henry County can agree to an intergovernmental agreement with the four municipalities—an... Continue Reading →

New details for state route 81 at New Morn Drive

Georgia DOT has approved the concept report for intersection improvements at state route 81 and New Morn Drive offering new details about the future project. Construction is scheduled to accept bids in January 2022. The intersection was previously converted to an all-way stop control in March 2018 following 52 crashes in a five-year period (2013–2017).... Continue Reading →

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