Major Jonesboro intersection to see improvements

Georgia DOT has awarded a bid to construct improvements at a major intersection in Jonesboro. The project will upgrade the existing traffic signal and add new turn lanes at US Highway 19 / 41 and state route 138. Bids for the project were received on April 17 and a construction contract was awarded on May... Continue Reading →

Augusta planning new 10,000-seat arena

One possible site plan for Augusta’s new arena is shown in this August 2017 file. (Augusta Chronicle photo) Ongoing discussions about building a 10,000-seat arena and convention center in Henry County has led Moving Henry Forward to research other arena projects happening throughout Georgia. In Augusta, local leaders are planning to replace an existing forty-year-old... Continue Reading →

600-acre Commerce Center planned in Jackson County

The Atlanta area industrial market continues to spark new projects including the Bana 85 Commerce Center along I-85 in Jackson County. The 600-acre project was announced by ROOKER—a real estate development, design, and construction management firm—in October 2019. At full build-out, the site is planned to include ten industrial buildings totaling 6,136,957 square feet. According... Continue Reading →

Construction bid awarded to resurface I-475

Contractors resurface I-75 in summer 2019. (Georgia DOT photo) Georgia DOT has awarded a $20.3 million dollar contract to resurface I-475 in Macon. Project bids were received on January 17 before being awarded to C.W. Matthews Contracting Company, Inc. on January 31. The project—consisting of 15.09 miles—was the largest contract awarded in January. The estimated... Continue Reading →

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