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Georgia DOT makes roadways safe for residents to return home


Please view the latest alerts below.

        Hurricane Information

        Hurricane Season is June 1st to November 30th

        Hurricane Safety Info

        Georgia is impacted by tropical systems from the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. During a hurricane, wind gusts exceeding 74 mph and torrential rain can cause damage to Georgia’s shoreline. The direct hit of a hurricane also can cause a storm surge, a large dome of water more than 50 miles wide that sweeps across the coastline near the area where the eye of a hurricane makes landfall. 


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         Evacuation Routes

         

        Stay Connected

        Travelers can dial 5-1-1, 1 (877) MY-GA-511 (694-2511) or use the following resources to receive free travel information. In the event of an evacuation, message boards will be setup to alert motorists about exit ramp closures/openings as well as locations for gas, food, etc.  Signs will alert the public to selected FM radio stations for weather and traffic updates.  If necessary, Georgia DOT HEROs will patrol the interstates to assist motorists and respond quickly to accidents and disabled vehicles.




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        Visit the city and/or county government website in your region for the latest news alerts and contact information.

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