Routine Maintenance Plans Announced by Georgia DOT for EC and Surrounding Counties

August 18, 2014

The Georgia Department of Transportation announces routine maintenance activities planned for this week in Elbert and surrounding counties.

Crews will work Monday, August 18 through Friday, August 23.

Work hours are 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. if weather permits.

Elbert – A crew will trim vegetation growing alongside SR 77 and SR 72. This work requires the shoulders to be closed.

Franklin – The slopes alongside SR 145 will be mowed, closing the shoulder as this occurs.

Hart – A crew will reset the grade of the shoulders alongside SR 8/US 29, SR 181 and SR 77 spur. This work requires a lane and the shoulder to be closed.

Madison – A crew clean spray overgrown vegetation with herbicide alongside SR 72, SR 174, SR 281, SR 98 and SR 106. A lane and the shoulder will be closed as this work occurs.

Most activities will only require shoulder or median lane closures.

Georgia DOT Officials encourage motorists to reduce speed, use extra caution, and be alert to changing traffic conditions through these and all work zones.