GDOT awards bid for I-75 resurfacing between Jackson and Forsyth

Contractors resurface I-75 in summer 2019. (Georgia DOT photo) Georgia DOT has awarded a construction bid to resurface I-75 for 13.023 miles in Butts, Lamar, and Monroe Counties. The project extends from SR 36 / exit 201 to SR 42 / exit 188. The $23.9 million dollar contract was awarded to C.W. Matthews Contracting Co,... 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 →

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 →

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 →

GDOT: concrete rehab planned on I-75 at I-675

Jackknifed trailers have become a common sight in Stockbridge, like this incident in December 2019. (GDOT camera photo) Tractor-trailer accidents have become a common occurrence on rainy days at I-75 southbound and I-675. Approximately one dozen incidents have occurred since October, the most recent being an overturned tractor-trailer on Thursday morning. Moving Henry Forward editor... Continue Reading →

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