Locust Grove votes to submit Bethlehem Road interchange for federal funding

The proposed Bethlehem Road interchange off Interstate 75 will be considered for federal transportation funding after all, despite recent split votes by the Henry County commissioners that blocked the project. The Locust Grove city council unanimously voted this week to submit a request for funding to Georgia DOT and the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC). The... Continue Reading →

Georgia DOT announces accelerated timeline for I-75 commercial vehicle lanes

The Georgia Department of Transportation has announced a major refresh to the Major Mobility Investment Program (MMIP), including accelerated timelines for some projects. The timeline improvements will complete these large-scale “mega projects” and deliver traffic benefits to residents sooner than first anticipated. The MMIP is a collection of major projects designed to improve Georgia’s mobility,... Continue Reading →

Residents prioritize Bethlehem Road interchange but a partisan split has the project stalled

In a recent poll conducted by Moving Henry Forward, local residents ranked the proposed Bethlehem Road interchange as one of their top priorities among planned transportation projects in the county, but a partisan split on the board of commissioners has stalled the project. County commissioners tabled a contract to award preliminary engineering for the interchange... Continue Reading →

Diverging Diamond Interchange delayed to 2020

Residents will have to wait a few months longer before the much anticipated diverging diamond interchange breaks ground in McDonough. Georgia DOT has delayed the construction bid to a let date of May 2020 instead of the original September 2019 timeline. Once built, the DDI will improve traffic flow and reduce crashes at I-75 exit... 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 →

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