Using its new and innovative design-build process, the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) is taking a different approach to replacing the westbound two-lane bridge across Lake Lanier on State Road 53 at the Chattahoochee River.
Because of the accelerated approach to the construction, the new bridge is expected to be complete within the next 18 months.
Crews from E.R. Snell Contractor Inc. began the demolition of the existing 250-ft. long, two-lane bridge on State Route 11 on Aug. 5 as part of the Georgia Department of Transportation's $5.3 million bridge replacement project.
The bridge project is taking place in an area between the town of Bethlehem and city of Monroe.
Contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) are hard at work on the construction activities related to the I-16/I-75 Interchange Improvement Project in Macon-Bibb County.
With a cost of $500 million, GDOT considers the upgrade to the I-16/I-75 interchange to be a top safety and mobility megaproject for the state of Georgia.
The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) and construction partner E.R. Snell Contractor Inc. are set to close Barrow Park Drive and Fred Kilcrease Road for the Winder Bypass widening and construction project in Barrow County.
The road closings are part of a three-phased project that will take GA Route 211 around downtown Winder, located northeast of Atlanta, to a bypass ending at GA 316.
Work is under way to build a new 4-plus-mi. stretch of highway that will bypass the town of Winder, Ga., routing truck and other traffic around the community that is the seat of Barrow County.
The project is divided into three phases. Contracts for the first two phases were awarded to E.R.
The widening and reconstruction of 1.68 mi. of Buford Highway (State Route 13) in the city of Buford, a $16.7 million Georgia Department of Transportation project, is scheduled to be delivered by E.R. Snell Contractor Inc. in June 2020.
The project, while small in scope, has it all — relocations, impacts to historic property — and only by working with local governments and community business owners can this project be completed.
Phase one of the $500 million I-16/I-75 interchange improvement project in Macon, Ga., is well under way, but while the road to completion is a long one —approximately eight years —the completed project should dramatically improve what is currently a very busy and congested commute.