Jonesboro Road resurfacing recommended for federal transportation funds

The Atlanta Regional Commission has released its staff recommendations for new projects to receive federal transportation funds in FY 2021. Resurfacing Jonesboro Road from I-75 to the Henry / Clayton County line has been recommended for funds. The project is estimated to cost $2.8 million and will receive $2.24 million in federal dollars. The remaining... 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 →

BOC increases DOT budget in mid-year adjustment

The Henry County Board of Commissioners approved the mid-year FY 2020 budget adjustment on Tuesday night. The board approved additional funds for Henry County DOT as part of the adjustment. The mid-year adjustment was presented to the board by county staff to reflect revenue increases and unbudgeted expenditures the county had occurred during the first... Continue Reading →

Commissioners approve $500K resurfacing contract

Two roads will be resurfaced and a third road patched after county commissioners awarded a maintenance contract at their December meeting. The work is funded through SPLOST dollars. Six vendors responded to the bid. Pittman Construction of Conyers, GA provided the low bid worth $494,675.00. Roads to be resurfaced include the following: Archie Drive -... Continue Reading →

Henry County approves 2020 LMIG application

Commissioners approved their application in December to receive 2020 local maintenance improvement grant (LMIG) funds from Georgia DOT. A majority of LMIG funding is allocated towards road resurfacing each year. In 2020, unincorporated Henry County is slated to receive $2,369,078.33. The program requires a thirty percent local match which equates to $710,723.50. The local match... Continue Reading →

Stockbridge awards 2019 road resurfacing

The city of Stockbridge has approved construction for their 2019 LMIG package. Counties and cities throughout Georgia receive annual Local Maintenance Improvement Grant funding from Georgia DOT for use in roadway resurfacing projects. The city awarded a bid worth $1,322,458.32 to Stewart Brothers, Inc. of Doraville, GA in October. The contract will be funded using... Continue Reading →

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