Georgia DOT is Back To Work

May 28, 2013

With the Memorial Day weekend travel period in the rear view mirror, the Georgia DOT is getting back to work this week.

The construction related lane closures that were suspended on Friday to help ease congestion on Georgia roads are now back in place as of 5:00am this morning.

Motorists who are expected to be traveling through construction zones should continue to use caution and reduce speed in those areas.

Also, Georgia DOT crews are back to mowing grass this week in Northeast Georgia.

In Elbert County, crews will continue the mowing of State Routes 72 and 77.

Crews in Hart County will resume work on State Routes 72 and 172; and in Madison County, State Routes 174, 98, and 8 will be cut.

Mowers will be operating between the hours of 7:00am and 5:30pm until Friday May 31st.

Motorists should reduce their speed use caution when traveling past mowing crews.