State Route 81 left turn construction starts soon
Next week Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) Quick Response funded leftturn lane construction from State Route (SR) 81 onto SR 142 will affect the traveling public.
This intersection is used by a high volume of motorists heading to Interstate 20 and will improve safety by separating turning movements from those passing through. Work could last around three weeks depending on weather. Expect daily delays in the work zone.
The Quick Response Program supports operational projects such as re-striping, intersection improvements, turn lane additions and extensions that can be implemented in a short period of time and for under $200,000.
Whenever you approach a work zone: slow down; allow extra distance between vehicles; read signs; obey road crew flaggers; and expect the unexpected.
Citizens should monitor 511ga.org or download the App to stay current on all upcoming roadwork and projects. Georgia DOT East on Facebook and @GDOTEastTraffic on Twitter also provide daily updates.