The Douglasville City Council approved road improvement projects to be submitted to the GDOT as part of the Transportation Investment Act of 2010 (Ga HB 277).
The city submitted 41 projects to GDOT for consideration.
The top three projects on the list are Phases I, II and III of the Ga. Highway 92 realignment and widening project, which total $87,154,406.
Phase I will see the construction of a bridge under Bankhead Highway (US 78) and the railroad track and create six lanes for traffic. The project will cost approximately $28,088,000. Phase II will widen Ga. Highway 92, expanding the road from Fairburn Road to Highway 78 from two to six lanes at a cost of about $32,499,000.
Phase III will expand the road from two to six lanes from Bankhead Highway to Dallas Highway (SR 92) and is estimated to cost $26,567,406.
Read more: Douglas County Sentinel – Hwy 92 tops Douglasville’s transportation priorities list
Readers of PP will remember that the
open-to-all townhall so-called community meeting on Highway 92 was the topic of discussion that garnered Rep. David Scott (D-GA13)some national attention back in August.