DOT Announces Weekly Road Work

The Georgia Department of Transportation is announcing roadwork plans for this week in Stephens County and around northeast Georgia.

According to the DOT, a crew will repair and restore ditches alongside State Route 145 in Stephens County.

Meanwhile in Habersham County, the DOT says a crew will add rubberized asphalt to U.S. Highway 441, while another crew will repair a damaged guardrail on State Route 365 and workers will also repair ruts alongside the edge of the pavement along State Routes 105 and 184 and U.S. Highway 441.

Moving to Franklin County, the DOT said a southbound lane closure will be in place daily for removing and replacing damaged asphalt one mile north of Exit 160/State Route 51 on Interstate 85.

Finally, the DOT said another crew in Franklin County would repair and restore the grade of shoulders alongside State Route 174, while yet another crew cleans and restores the ditches alongside State Route 198 and installs drainage pipes along State Route 320.

Crews will work today through Friday, March 29. Work hours are 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. if weather permits.

Most activities will only require shoulder or median lane closures. However, some of the work will require lane closures.

The DOT reminded motorists to reduce their speed in these and all work zones.