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Chattanooga Times Free Press - - REGION -

› The Ge­or­gia De­part­ment of Trans­porta­tion’s pro­posed two-lane McCaysville/ Cop­per­hill truck route project in Fan­nin County seeks to im­prove truck traf­fic with a new road­way for trucks to use to by­pass the twin cities on the Ten­nessee-Ge­or­gia bor­der.

› To­tal es­ti­mated cost: $43,356,285

› Bridge length: 0.2 miles

› Pro­posed road­way length: 2.8 miles

› To­tal project length: 3 miles

› Num­ber of parcels in­volved: 140+

› Po­ten­tial dis­placed res­i­dents: 3

› Con­struc­tion time: 36 months

› Cur­rent traf­fic count: 8,550 ve­hi­cles per day

› 2044 project traf­fic count: 10,650 per day (20 years af­ter project is com­pleted)

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