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 →

McDonough DDI undergoes late revisions

I-75 exit 218 / state route 20 in McDonough (staff photo) A late change in concept has altered the upcoming plans to construct a diverging diamond interchange in McDonough. The project, located at I-75 exit 218 / state route 20, is scheduled to accept bids for construction in July 2020. The previous concept for the... Continue Reading →

GDOT: One-Way Pair to be complete by the end of summer 2020

Georgia DOT leadership has responded to the city of McDonough’s request for an update regarding the McDonough One-Way Pair project. The big question—when can residents expect its completion—has been answered: by the end of summer 2020. The McDonough One-Way Pair project started construction in summer 2017 to construct an east-west one-way pair through downtown McDonough.... Continue Reading →

ARC hears from Henry County residents about widening state route 155

The Atlanta Regional Commission received 667 comments from residents throughout metropolitan Atlanta during a recent public comment period to coincide with the quadrennial update to the Atlanta Region’s plan. Seven comments mentioned expediting improvements along state route 155. Over five-hundred comments were submitted by supporters of the Atlanta Beltline seeking quicker implementation for the planned... Continue Reading →

Introducing our new schedule for major projects

Henry County has over $300 million dollars in state funding towards pre-construction projects. Our new schedule included below helps to visualize the different timelines for major transportation projects. Starting with the installation of a diverging diamond interchange this summer in McDonough, at least one major project will be under construction at any given time for... Continue Reading →

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