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Vote on License Plate Designs

The eight semi-finalist license plate designs have been posted for the Governor's contest.

You can now vote on your favorite until July 15.

Vote!

Heads up: Nightly I-75 Lane Closures

Lane closures are scheduled for next week on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 28 and 29 next week.

These lane closures will take place on I-75 southbound in Monroe County, a Georgia Department of Transportation news release says.

The lane closures will happen between mile markeres 196 and 195 for resurfacing lanes.

From 4-9 p.m., a single lane will be closed. Then from 9 p.m. until midnight on Tuesday, two lanes will be closed.

Between mile markers 188 and 177 on I-75 South, crews will place reflective pavement markings between the lanes from 9 p.m. Tuesday until 5 a.m. Wednesday, June 29.

The work is scheduled with weather permitting.

 

Postponed: Lane Closures on I-75 This Week

**This roadwork has been postponed due to weather.

From midnight until 6 a.m. on Wednesday and Friday, a lane will be closed on I-75 northbound and southbound, the Georgia Department of Transportation says.

That's between mile markers 167 and 169.

College Hill Put on the Map, Literally

College Hill Corridor is now an area on Google Maps!

Check out College Hill in Google Maps.

You can see everything that is included within the Corridor.

GDOT Approves New Construction

The Georgia Department of Transportation has awarded more than $74 million in new construction contracts across the state.

One project involves an installation of a new center median safety cable barrier on 55 miles of I-16 in Bibbl, Bleckley, Laurens and Twiggs counties.

This project will be done for $4.7 million by Anatek, Inc. of Marietta.

GDOT Announces Enhancement Projects

 

State Transportation Board member Jim Cole announced Thursday over $4.5 million in Transportation Enhancement (TE) program funds for 10 projects in Bibb, Houston, Irwin, Jasper, Jones, Newton, Tift and Turner counties.

That's according to a Georgia Department of Transportation news release.

 

Originally established in 1991 by the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (ISTEA), the TE program was continued by the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act – A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) in 2005. The federally-funded TE program funds multi-use facilities such as walking and biking trails and paths; streetscaping and landscaping projects in cities and towns; historic preservation of transportation-related facilities like railroad depots; and scenic preservation of views and scenic byways. 

Hike Through the Corridor!

A FREE Urban Hike will take place tomorrow at 8 a.m.

Learn about the birds of the Corridor with Mercer Professor Heather Bowman Cutway.

Meet in Tattnall Square Park at the corner of Coleman Ave. and College St.

Bring binoculars if you have them!