Three GDOT projects that let in 2020

Happy New Year! Here are three Georgia DOT projects that let for construction in 2020. Letting for construction represents the month bids are due from contractors to the state. The notice to proceed and first signs of construction usually occur within six to eight weeks after the let date. State Route 81 at South RiverReplacing... Continue Reading →

Waffle House closes on eve of annexation vote

After over thirty years in business, the Waffle House at 1148 Highway 20/81 West has closed the week before the McDonough city council is scheduled to consider voting on an annexation request for the property. If approved, ForCAST Real Estate Development will demolish the structure and redevelop the property with a new Valvoline Oil Change.... 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 →

Jonesboro Road traffic shift on Tuesday, April 16

The Georgia DOT is advising motorists in Henry County that crews will be shifting traffic on Jonesboro Street in McDonough, starting east of Rosebud Lane on Tuesday, Apr. 16, 2019. Eastbound traffic will be directed to utilize the newly-constructed connector to Keys Ferry Street which will then continue onto Georgia 20/81. Westbound traffic will be... Continue Reading →

McDonough approves residential rezoning requests

The McDonough city council considered three rezoning requests during its meeting on Monday, March 18. No audience members spoke during the projects' public hearings. Hampton Street TownhomesThe council voted 5-0 (one abstention, one absent) to rezone 8.92 acres from R-85 (single family residential) to RTD (residential townhome district) for property located at 235 Hampton Street.... Continue Reading →

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