Tag Archives: Georgia Department of Transportation

GDOT Awards Resurfacing Projects (Includes Decatur, Grady, Miller, Mitchell and Early Counties)

For Immediate Release: Thursday, April 20, 2017 Contact:  Nita Birmingham District Communications 229.326.5435 Southwest Georgia… Road and Bridge Projects Awarded to Benefit SW Georgia   TIFTON – A Georgia Department of Transportation $3.3 million construction contract to widen a busy section of U.S. 280 in Cordele demonstrates how a relatively small investment can have a major impact. U.S.… Read More »

NEWS: Severe Weather Possible Monday Night, I-85 Collapse Details, Arrest Reports and More

ATLANTA, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Below is a press release from the Georgia Department of Transportation concerning the collapse of Interstate 85 in Atlanta. BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, March 31, 2017 ATLANTA (CBS46) – One of three people charged in connection to the fire that caused a portion of I-85 to collapse appeared… Read More »

I-85 Collapse: GDOT Updates

Below is a press release from the Georgia Department of Transportation concerning the collapse of Interstate 85 in Atlanta. PRESS RELEASE Fulton County, Georgia Seven Hundred Feet of I-85 to be Removed and Replaced: $10 Million in Federal Funds Approved from US DOT Georgia DOT Commissioner and Local Officials Update on I-85 Roadway Collapse in Metro Atlanta After… Read More »

GDOT: List of Impassable State Routes

For Immediate Release: Sunday, January 22, 2017 Contact: Nita Birmingham District Communications 229.326.5435 Southwest Georgia GDOT Responding to Trees, Debris on State Routes TIFTON – Local Georgia Department of Transportation maintenance employees have been responding as needed to felled trees and other debris blocking state routes. Reports began coming into the Transportation Management Center on Saturday night, but… Read More »

Bainbridge Bypass Southbound Lanes Closed All Weekend

In a Friday press release, the Georgia DOT announced that the Bainbridge Bypass southbound lanes (from Highway 84 West to Shotwell Street) will be closed for bridge repairs this weekend.  The road will be detoured through town and a temporary traffic signal will be installed at the bypass off-ramp at Highway 84 West.  The north bound lanes will… Read More »