The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) announced in September that it had awarded contracts for 13 new projects in District 3 (the West Central Georgia region). The contracts were among 38 awarded statewide for construction projects totaling $84 million, of which 39 percent were for safety-related projects.

The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) announced in early October that contractors would begin the next phase of construction to replace the bridge over the Norfolk Southern Railroad track in Macon. The tracks beneath College Street required a full closure of the street from just south of Appleton Avenue to just south of the College Street spur beginning Oct.

Less than a week after Bulloch County citizens launched a petition asking for the help of Georgia lawmakers regarding a deadly intersection, the county's Board of Commissioners said Sept. 9 it is actively working with the state and officials from the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) to fix the problem, according to an original article posted on

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.

The Georgia State Transportation Board elected its new executive leadership team at its board meeting on Aug. 20. Rudy Bowen was named chairman; Emily Dunn was named vice chairman; and Kevin Abel was named secretary. The new positions are effective immediately.

Contracts representing a nearly $7 million investment in southwest Georgia infrastructure were awarded earlier this summer by the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) to replace old, outdated bridges and upgrade county road safety in three counties.

A pair of separate highway bridge projects have been awarded to contractors by the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) in rural areas of the state southeast of Atlanta — one in Covington and a second in Augusta. Contractors to Replace 72-Year-Old Span Near Covington Bridge engineering and building have certainly changed since 1948 when the GA Highway 81 bridge over the South River was erected connecting Henry and Newton counties, near Covington.

Sections of Interstate 20 and Interstate 520 in Georgia will soon be equipped with cable median barriers to reduce crossover vehicle crashes that typically result in fatalities or severe injuries. The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) recently awarded an $8.048 contract to Nationwide Construction Group, a Michigan-based fence and barrier specialist.

A project first proposed in 2015 is going to construction after the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) awarded a contract July 31 for the installation of a diverging diamond interchange (DDI) at I-75 and State Route 20 in the Henry County town of McDonough.

Construction is ongoing this summer on an $82.5 million widening and bridge replacement of Interstate 20 across the Savannah River between Georgia and South Carolina. The interstate is being widened from four to six lanes between the Georgia Welcome Center in Augusta and Martintown Road (Exit 1) in North Augusta, S.C.

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.