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For Immediate Release:

Wednesday, January 11, 2017


Kimberly Larson

706.741.3439 Mobile



Multiple mid-Georgia counties…

Guardrail Repairs Scheduled Throughout Middle Georgia for Remainder of Week


What:                         Contractors for Georgia DOT have schedule guardrail repairs at various locations throughout middle Georgia. Weather permitting; work will be performed nightly beginning at 8 p.m. 


                                    Crews will be working in half mile to 1 mile increments and relocating frequently. Motorists should be alert to changing work patterns.


Where:                       Wednesday, January 11


·        I-75 northbound near mile marker 209, single left lane and shoulder closure, 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.



·        I-75 southbound near Exit 201/SR 36, single right lane and shoulder closure, 11 p.m. – 2 a.m.



·        I-75 southbound near Exit 193/Johnstonville Road, single left lane and shoulder closure, 2 a.m. – 5 a.m.


Thursday, January 12


·        I-75 northbound near mile marker 190, single left lane and shoulder closure, 8 p.m. – midnight

·        I-75 southbound near Exit 181/Rumble Road, single right land and shoulder closure, midnight – 3 a.m.


Friday, January 13


·        I-75 southbound between Exit 165/I-16EB and Exit 169/Arkwright Road, single right lane and shoulder closure, 8 p.m. – 5 a.m.


When:                        8 p.m. until 5 a.m., nightly, Wednesday, January 11 through Friday, January 13


                                    Motorists should expect minor delays. Motorists are advised to reduce speeds as they travel through these maintenance work zones. Message signs, barrels and/or cones will be utilized to alert the public of the upcoming changes.







Kimberly Larson

GA DOT Communications Officer

West Central GA District Office

Thomaston, GA 30286





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