Family and friends may request the placement of memorial markers within the State Highway rights of way to memorialize people who have died as a result of a vehicle crash.
Memorial Marker Request
The requestor are required to submit the following to apply for a memorial marker:
- Roadside Memorial Marker Request Form
- Copy of the accident report
- The fee for the memorial marker is $100.
A check or money order in the amount of $100, made payable to the Georgia Department of Transportation
Who Can Submit a Request?
Requests may be made by next of kin (spouse, child, sibling, parent / guardian, or grandparent) or friends. Requests from friends require the approval of the deceased's next of kin.
Marker Design & Installation
The memorial marker consist of a 15 inch round aluminum sign panel with a white background and black legend.
Markers will be located at the edge of the mowing limits. Memorial markers will not be allowed within the limits of active construction work zones.
How Long Will the Marker Be In Place?
The marker should remin in place for one (1) year unless it becomes necessary to remove it due to construction or maintenance work.