Federal shutdown delays letting for I-75 resurfacing

Georgia DOT has announced a number of projects that will not be bid out in February because of the ongoing partial federal government shutdown, including resurfacing along I-75 northbound from state route 36 / exit 201 to highway 155 / exit 216. No information is available yet as to when the project may be rescheduled.... Continue Reading →

State Route 155 approved for resurfacing

Georgia DOT has awarded a contract for milling and resurfacing along state route 155. The project extends between John Frank Ward Blvd in McDonough and the Henry / DeKalb County line at Panola Road in Fairview. The maintenance work was awarded to E R Snell Contractor, Inc. for $5,084,073.84. The project completion date is November... Continue Reading →

Henry County submits 2019 LMIG application

The Henry County Board of Commissioners approved the county's 2019 application for the local maintenance improvement grant. The LMIG program is administered by Georgia DOT and provides state funding on an annual basis to local governments for road maintenance projects. State dollars are distributed based on population and road mileage. Henry County will receive $2,149,354.54... Continue Reading →

I-75 resurfacing delayed to 2019

A smoother ride along I-75 is coming soon for residents in southern Henry County, but it won't take place as early as first anticipated. Georgia DOT rejected the bids for interstate resurfacing work between SR 155 / exit 216 and SR 36 / exit 201 after the only bid came back higher than expected. The... Continue Reading →

Guardrail repairs approved by Henry County

The Henry County Board of Commissioners has approved a contract for guardrail repairs at various locations throughout the county. The lowest bid was from Stembridge Custom Metals in Fairburn, GA for $54,511.00. The guardrails to be repaired are located at eleven locations listed below: Eagle’s Landing Pkwy (eastbound at 471) East Lake Pkwy (various locations)... Continue Reading →

SR 155 Safety Improvements in Luella

Many motorists will have likely noticed the ongoing road construction at state route 155 and Bill Gardner Parkway in Luella. In this article, I'll break down the project and let everyone know what improvements are being made. Georgia DOT is funding this project to provide safety improvements along the highway. Construction costs are $3.1 million... Continue Reading →

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