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I-75 Lane Closure Through Bibb Expected for Wall Repairs

I-75 Lane Closure Through Bibb Expected for Wall Repairs

An I-75 lane is slated to close  for barrier wall repair next week, according to a Georgia Department of Transportation news release.

The lane closure is expected around mile marker 165 on I-75 southbound from Monday, August 27 through Friday, August 31 from overnight from 7 p.m. until 5 a.m.

Crews will be repairing barrier walls and drivers are asked to be aware of changing work patterns.

Road Maintenance Scheduled in Bibb, Jones, Monroe, Twiggs Counties

Road Maintenance Scheduled in Bibb, Jones, Monroe, Twiggs Counties

Maintenance work along Bibb, Jones, Monroe and Twiggs county State Routes is slated for this week, Monday through Friday, according to a Georgia Department of Transportation news release.

The possibility of work will be from 7 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Work should only require shoulder or median lane closures.

In Bibb, crews will work to clean and restore ditches along SR 247 at Guy Paine Rd.

In Jones County, they'll work on brush and tree cutting on SR 11, 18 and SR 49.

Mowing is scheduled along SR 18 in Monroe County.

In Twiggs County, crews will work on sign maintenance on SR 19 and 258.

 

16th Annual Open Car and Motorcyle Show

16th Annual Open Car and Motorcyle Show

Alh Sihah Shrine Klassic Autos 16th Annual Open Car & Motorcycle Show is set for Saturday, August 18 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. The event is hosted by the Jones County Cruisers Car Club.

There won't be vehicle judging, but the first 150 entrants get a dash plaque.

Registration is $25.

All proceeds benefit the Shiners Childrens Hospital Transportation Fund.

For more information, call Ricky at 478-852-2572.

The event takes place at Shrine Park at 222 Mecca Dr. in Macon.

I-75 Northbound Lane to Close for Road Work

I-75 Northbound Lane to Close for Road Work

An I-75 Northbound lane will be closed for road work Monday through Thursday next week, according to a Georgia Department of Transportation news release.

That's from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. daily, July 23-26 near Exit 172.

Nominate a Sidewalk That Needs Refreshing in College Hill

Nominate a Sidewalk That Needs Refreshing in College Hill

Crossroads Creative Group received a Knight Neighborhood Challenge grant for Sidewalk Stories.  The program wants to find the worst sidewalks in the College Hill area and replace it with fresh, safe sidewalks that have a special Macon touch: a lyric or poem or quote or bit of history that relates to our creative city.

They need YOUR help!  Click here to nominate a "sidewalk" or "story" (or BOTH!)

www.cfcga.org/KNC

#kncdidthis

Truck Ends Up Inside Auto Zone

Truck Ends Up Inside Auto Zone

A pickup truck ended up inside an Auto Zone after the driver's brakes failed Wednesday evening.

The man was actually on his way to purchase new brakes, police spokesperson Jamie Gaudet says.

She says says no one was injured.

'Hello, Harrison!': Spring Cleaning Downtown for Harrison Ford's Arrival

'Hello, Harrison!': Spring Cleaning Downtown for Harrison Ford's Arrival

The City of Macon invites you to participate in "Hello Harrison!" -- a spring cleaning devoted to sprucing up downtown for the arrival of Harrison Ford for the filming of the Jackie Robinson-inspired movie, 42.

When: Saturday, June 2nd, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Where: Meet in Cherry St Plaza
Bring: gloves, water bottles, and sunscreen!

For more details, contact Mechel McKinley at 478-803-2436