BOC approves construction for Simpson Mill at Hampton-Locust Grove Road intersection improvements

Henry County approved a construction contract earlier this week to install a traffic light at the intersection of Simpson Mill Road and Hampton-Locust Grove Road in the Luella area. The new traffic light is funded through SPLOST IV dollars. Six bids were received and reviewed for the project. The lowest bid was awarded to CMES,... Continue Reading →

Georgia DOT schedules SR 155 widening in 2030

A $72 million dollar project to widen state route 155 between I-75 and Hampton-Locust Grove Road is scheduled to start construction in 2030. The project is state-funded through the transportation funding act of 2015. Henry County officials worked with Georgia DOT to secure state funding for the project in 2016. County leadership had previously budgeted... Continue Reading →

SR 155 Safety Improvements in Luella

Many motorists will have likely noticed the ongoing road construction at state route 155 and Bill Gardner Parkway in Luella. In this article, I'll break down the project and let everyone know what improvements are being made. Georgia DOT is funding this project to provide safety improvements along the highway. Construction costs are $3.1 million... Continue Reading →

Surge in Self-Storage seen countywide

Recent months have seen a strong increase in the number of self-storage units being built, with few areas of the county unaffected. The board of commissioners gave approval to one project in Luella at SR 155 and Bill Gardner Parkway. That project is unique because the applicant plans to build an office building with internal... Continue Reading →

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