3 road projects advance
BOC approves work orders
Three road improvement projects moved one incremental step forward Tuesday night when the Newton County Board of Commissioners approved three new work orders.
A project for the redesign of improvements to the intersection of Ga. Highway 81 and Crowell Road was approved for $165,260 to transportation consultant LPA Group with funds coming from the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax. Redesign work is expected to be complete by July.
Improvement plans include a new traffic signal and the addition of left turn lanes on all approaches with the addition of right turn lanes as necessary.
The intersection improvements were originally designed by the Georgia Department of Transporta-