Safety is Georgia DOT’s number one priority. CHAMP is critical to enhancing safety for the traveling public and responders. CHAMP is Georgia DOT’s roadside assistance and maintenance program covering interstates outside of Metro Atlanta (except I-59 and I-24). This program is an integral part of our goal to provide safe and maintained roadways, support emergency responders and assist motorists outside of the HERO covered area in Metro Atlanta.
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Monitored routes outside metro Atlanta
Miles of patrol routes
Total assists performed
NOTE: CHAMP is not a part of the HERO program.
CHAMP provides quick response to the following maintenance issues:
CHAMPs assist motorists, when feasible, and if they are not dispatched to a major highway and the motorist is safely off the road. incident enhances roadway safety by providing motorist assistance and temporary traffic control, which helps to reduce secondary incidents and increases responder safety.
CHAMP serves as an on-scene incident responders, providing roadway clearance and traffic control and traveler information.