Bid award for I-75 at I-675

Tractor-trailer slides have caused frequent delays at I-75 and I-675. (Georgia DOT photo) A common source of community frustration should see improvements thanks to upcoming concrete rehabilitation work on I-75 at I-675 in Stockbridge. Georgia DOT awarded a contract on July 31 for the work extending between state route 54 / mile 233 and Walt... Continue Reading →

GDOT awards construction for McDonough DDI

I-75 at state route 20 (staff photo) A project first proposed in 2015 is going to construction after Georgia DOT awarded a contract on Friday for the installation of a diverging diamond interchange at I-75 and state route 20 in McDonough. The project’s estimated completion date is April 30, 2022. The low bid was awarded... Continue Reading →

McDonough DDI undergoes late revisions

I-75 exit 218 / state route 20 in McDonough (staff photo) A late change in concept has altered the upcoming plans to construct a diverging diamond interchange in McDonough. The project, located at I-75 exit 218 / state route 20, is scheduled to accept bids for construction in July 2020. The previous concept for the... Continue Reading →

Contract awarded for I-75 pavement markers

Did you reach this article by mistake looking for information about concrete rehabilitation work at I-75 and I-675? I apologize for the inconvenience. Please visit here for the correct link. Georgia DOT has awarded a contract to install raised pavement markers along ten miles of Interstate 75 in Henry County. Bids for the project were... Continue Reading →

Interstate traffic down nearly forty percent

Traffic camera photo on April 20, 2020 (Georgia DOT photo) Georgia has been under a statewide stay-at-home order since April 3. New data shared by the Atlanta Regional Commission reflects the reduction in vehicle travel since then. For the week of April 6, 2020, traffic counts on Interstate 75 northbound near I-675 averaged 52,223 vehicles... 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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