Three Georgia Department of Transportation project awards totaling over $3 million cover traffic signal safety, bridge rehab and interstate striping.

The following counties were including in early August project announcements.

Morgan/Newton County: This $1.56 million project consists of a complete signal upgrade with pedestrian accommodations for every intersection. This would bring these intersections up to ADA requirements and replace old signal parts. The project was awarded to Brooks-Berry-Haynie & Associates, Inc. with a Sept. 30, 2019 completion date.

  • State Route (SR) 24 @ SR 12
  • SR 24 @ Madison Bypass
  • SR 24 @ East Drive
  • SR 24 @I-20 EB Ramp
  • SR 24 @ I-20 WB Ramp
  • SR 81 @ Soule Street
  • SR 36 @ Covington Bypass
  • SR 11 @ I-20 EB Ramp

Newton County: Project scope covers striping and pavement marking upgrades on Interstate 20 from the Rockdale County line to east of John R. Williams Highway. Peek Pavement Marking LLC earned the $507,000 bid award and should be complete before June 30, 2019.

Bleckley/Emanuel/Laurens/Treutlen County: Bridge preservation worth $1.59 million is coming to 14 Interstate 16 bridges courtesy of S&D Industrial Painting, Inc. with a Jan. 31, 2020 completion date. Work will include painting the steel superstructure and replacing bridge joints spanning these four counties.

Information on schedules, lane closures and detours will be made available in advance of construction activities.

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