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The statewide map and list below highlights high profile transportation projects on Georgia DOT's state highway system.   

2016 Summer Construction Season


Georgia DOT will conduct numerous road construction and maintenance projects during the summer months, which is our busiest construction period of the year. These projects are a part of our effort to preserve and maintain one of Georgia’s best investments: our roads.

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Stay Informed About Travel Conditions

The best way to prepare for the upcoming Summer construction season is to plan ahead and use the Georgia 511 service. This is a free service that provides motorists with real time traffic and travel information 24 hours a day. The  information provided by Georgia 511 include; current and planned lane closures; traffic incidents; trip times; and streaming video.

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Contracts Totaling $146.6M Awarded in March 2016

April 7, 2016

Georgia DOT awarded 31 contracts for statewide projects totaling $146.6M on April 1. This includes 22 resurfacing projects across Georgia valued at over $58M. The two highest value investments are the following widening and reconstruction projects:

CountyDescriptionCostCompletion Date
CountyCounty County CountyCoffeeDescriptionDescription Description DescriptionProject is 2.7 miles on SR 135 and begins at US 441/SR 31 and extends to SR 32. It includes construction of a bridge over CSX Railroad and Iron Rd.CostCost Cost Cost$31.2MCompletion DateCompletion Date Completion Date Completion Date5/31/20
CountyCounty County CountyBrooksDescriptionDescription Description DescriptionProject is 5.6 miles on SR 133 and begins at Pauline Church Rd. and extends to Old Quitman Rd.CostCost Cost Cost$26.7MCompletion DateCompletion Date Completion Date Completion Date10/31/18

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Georgia DOT Awards $82.7 Million In Construction Project Contracts

Georgia DOT has awarded 37 contracts for statewide construction projects totaling over $82.7M. These projects were advertised for bids in May and awarded on June 3.

Resurfacing & Maintenance


$48.4M (58%)

Major Projects

  • Fulton County: I-75/I-85 (Downtown Connector)from just south of University Avenue to the Brookwood Interchange. 



$23M (28%)

Major Projects

  • Brantley County: SR 32 over Little Satilla River Overflow
  • Dawson County:SR 136 over the Etowah River
  • Hancock County: SR 16 over Little Shoulder Bone Creek
  • Newton County: SR 36 over the Yellow River



$11.1M (14%)

Major Projects

  • Fulton County: Operational improvements and installation of video detection systems (VDS) on SR 400 at SR 140 (Holcomb Bridge).

Jimmy DeLoach Connector Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Georgia DOT will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Jimmy DeLoach Connector. The new Connector is a 3.1-mile new location limited access 4-lane highway between State Route 307/Bourne Avenue and the terminus of the Jimmy DeLoach Parkway.

WHO: Governor Nathan Deal, Commissioner Russell McMurry, Georgia Ports Authority’s James Allgood, and State Transportation Board Member Ann Purcell will provide remarks on the new Connector.

WHEN: 10:00 a.m., Friday, May 27, 2016

WHERE: Jimmy DeLoach Connector/State Route 21 Alternate in Chatham County

Georgia DOT Awards $97.6M in Project Contracts

Georgia DOT has awarded 38 contracts for statewide construction and maintenance projects totaling $97.6 million. These projects were advertised for bids in June, bids were received in July and contracts were awarded on August 5.

Resurfacing & Maintenance



Major Projects

  • Colquitt and Thomas Counties: 19.5 miles of resurfacing and shoulder rehabilitation on SR 35, valued at $14.2M




Major Projects

  • Chatham County: Bridge rehabilitations at 22 locations on I-95/SR 405
  • Meriwether County: new bridge construction on SR 109 Spur over Red Oak Creek
  • Newton County: SR 36 over the Yellow River




Major Projects

  • Thomas County: Construction of median crossovers in 20 locations along 6.7 miles of US 19/SR 3, valued at $8.5M
  • Bartow County: Construction of additional lane on SR 113 from Old Alabama Road to SR 61, valued at $6.3M

Please, Pardon Our Progress

During the summer construction season, we want to make sure commuters, vacationers and truckers are informed about scheduled roadwork that may impact travel on our roadways. There will  be construction projects on major highways throughout the state, leading to significant delays – especially during weeknights and weekends.  To minimize traffic delays, the Department seeks to make the road work as non-disruptive to motorists as possible.

Off-Peak Roadwork Hours

Lane closures are limited to times of lighter traffic volume: overnights Monday through Thursday (9 pm to 5 am) and weekends (from 9 pm Friday through 5 am Monday).  Weather permitting.

Limited Work Zones in Metro Atlanta

In Metro Atlanta, GDOT will endeavor to limit lane closures to a maximum of two consecutive miles, with no uninterrupted lane closures for two adjoining projects.

NOTE: Scheduled construction activities can change at any time due to emergencies; maintenance requiring immediate attention; or inclement weather. In these cases, emergency lane closures may be necessary outside the designated times.


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​Construction Work Program

This report provides a listing of projects by County, Phase, and/or Program Year.

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