Tag Archives: roads

Georgia DOT partners with popular driver info app, Waze

Real-time roadway information sharing from drivers                                       ATLANTA—Georgia Department of Transportation today announced a data-sharing partnership with Waze, the free, real-time crowdsourced navigation app powered by the world’s largest community of drivers. Designed as a free, two-way data share of publicly available traffic information, the Connected Citizens Program will promote greater efficiency, deeper insights and safer roads for citizens… Read More »

Southwest Georgia Roads and Bridges To Benefit from $8.4 Million in Projects

TIFTON – The state Department of Transportation has awarded projects totaling $8.4 million to replace four off-system bridges and upgrade safety on local roads in southwest Georgia. Georgia DOT awarded 55 contracts for statewide construction and maintenance projects totaling more than $171.3 million. These projects were advertised for bids in May, bids were received in June and contracts… Read More »

Georgia DOT announces new contracts in our area, part of U.S. 84 to be resurfaced

ATLANTA (June 10, 2016) | On June 8, 2016, the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) announced it awarded 37 contracts for statewide construction projects totaling over $82.7 million. These projects were advertised for bids in May and awarded on June 3. The projects include resurfacing 13.3 miles of SR 38 in Grady and Thomas counties and 18.3 miles… Read More »

SW Georgia Road Resurfacing and Bridge Replacement Projects Awarded

TIFTON, GA – A smoother ride on portions of four state routes and construction of a new bridge to replace one built in 1958 are coming to southwest Georgia. Earlier this week the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) announced the award of 24 contracts for statewide projects totaling $89.7 million. The projects were advertised for bids in January… Read More »

Phase 2 of Faceville/Attapulgus Road Resurfacing Complete in Decatur County

Decatur County, Georgia – April 9, 2015 – We are glad to announce the residents and travelers along Faceville/Attapulgus Road will enjoy a smoother, wider roadway! Decatur County Public Works Department completed Phase 2 of this project, which involved widening the road two feet on each side, and leveling and resurfacing 2.8 miles from the city limits of… Read More »

Dirt road near Georgia-Florida line in Decatur County to finally be paved

Neighbors on Simmons-McIntyre Road, a remote dirt road in Decatur County, were happy to learn this week that their road will be paved as part of a $500,000 grant Decatur County commissioners recently received from the State of Georgia. If you’ve ever driven from Bainbridge to Tallahassee, Simmons-McIntyre is the last road on the right as you travel… Read More »

Decatur County commissioners to highlight improvements to county-maintained roads

Decatur County commissioners are inviting citizens and local community leaders to help them celebrate some recent and planned improvements to county-maintained roads. Tuesday, Sept 23 @ 9 AM: Simmons McIntyre Road CDBG “photo op”. Ceremony with “giant check” at church parking lot next to intersection, North side of Simmons-McIntyre Road near the Florida-Georgia state line on U.S. 27… Read More »