Travels Tuesday: Coweta County approves expansion at Orchard Hills Business Park

Orchard Hills Business Park plans two large industrial buildings off Georgia 16 in Coweta County. (applicant photo) Coweta County commissioners approved a rezoning last week of 59 acres to expand the Orchard Hills Business Park, first approved in 2016. Orchard Hills contains 339 acres and is located off Georgia 16 adjacent to Interstate 85 in... Continue Reading →


Travels Tuesday: Georgia DOT awards $76.4 million dollar contract for I-75 CD system in Clayton County

A major project to widen and reconstruct portions of I-75 northbound in Clayton County will soon break ground after Georgia DOT awarded the project's construction in May. The $76,413,231.79 contract was awarded to Archer Western Construction, LLC of Atlanta, GA. The project will install a collector-distributor system on I-75 northbound between state route 331 (exit... Continue Reading →

Travels Tuesday: I-75 Commercial Vehicle Lanes

Last week's Travels Tuesday looked at the Georgia 400 Express Lanes, planned in north Fulton and Forsyth Counties. This week's post will look at another project within former Governor Deal's Major Mobility Investment Program, the I-75 Commercial Vehicle Lanes planned between Macon and McDonough. The I-75 corridor is approximately forty miles in length and experiences... Continue Reading →

Travels Tuesday: Georgia 400 Express Lanes

Georgia DOT is holding public information open houses for the proposed Georgia 400 express lanes this week, so Moving Henry Forward thought it ideal to explore one of the state's most anticipated projects in this week's edition of Travels Tuesday. The Georgia 400 express lanes are part of former Governor Deal's Major Mobility Investment Program,... Continue Reading →

Travels Tuesday: State Route 16 at SR 54

State Route 16 at SR 54, located in Coweta County, will be converted into a two-lane roundabout later this year. Presently, the intersection features a mini roundabout. The construction bid date is October 18, 2019. Construction is expected to last 18-24 months to complete the project. Total project costs are $7,743,928.38. The project is being... Continue Reading →

I-285 Repaving between I-75 and I-675

Repaving work is underway on I-285 between I-75 and I-675. Work is occurring on weekends and involves lane closures. Motorists are encouraged to avoid this area when possible during work hours. C. W. Matthews Contracting is performing the work for an estimated $11.8 million and is expected to conclude by the end of 2018. The... Continue Reading →

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