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State Awards $77M In Roadwork

Updated: 2 years ago.
The state transportation department has awarded contracts for 16 roadwork projects, including $14.6 million for interstate reconstruction in Athens/Clarke County, $12.7 million to widen three miles of a highway in Spalding County, and $2.4 million for intersection improvements in DeKalb County. (Photo Courtesy of Georgia DOT.)

The Georgia Department of Transportation authorized contracts for 16 new infrastructure improvement projects across the state Friday.

The project awards handed out total more than $77 million.

The largest project award was $27.8 million to resurface 22 miles of Interstate 75 in Bartow and Gordon counties. The project is expected to be complete next May.

Other projects include: $14.6 million for interstate reconstruction in Athens/Clarke County, $12.7 million to widen three miles of a highway in Spalding County, and $2.4 million for intersection improvements in DeKalb County.

Including these awards, GDOT has now begun 265 new construction projects in fiscal year 2012 for a total value of more than $870 million.

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