Monday, May 20, 2013
Check out the latest updates on road constructions, delays and detours around West Cobb and the rest of the county.
Here are the latest updates on road work being done around Smyrna-Vinings and Cobb County, according to the Cobb Department of Transportation. Beginning May 28, Cobb SOT staff is scheduled to begin work replacing the existing, substandard, weight-restricted bridge on Hopkins Road over Wildhorse Creek. In addition, pedestrian accommodations will be enhanced with the extension of the sidewalk on the west side to connect to the Silver Comet Trail. Hopkins Road will be closed at the bridge for approximately two months once work begins. Signed detour routes will be provided during construction. This is a joint project between the City of Powder Springs and Cobb County. Georgia DOT continues work on the intersection and ramps at I-575 and …
Monday, March 11, 2013
Check out the latest updates on road constructions, delays and detours across Cobb County, and learn how you can check traffic conditions and find the best gas prices in and around West Cobb.
Check the latest traffic conditions and the best gas prices for Powder Springs, Marietta, Kennesaw and Lithia Springs by heading to West Cobb Patch’s Commute page. Below are the latest updates on roadwork being done around Cobb County, according to Commissioners Bob Ott, Helen Goreham, JoAnn Birrell and Lisa Cupid, as well as the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT). Northbound Barrett Parkway (Burnt Hickory Road to US 41) Southbound Barrett Parkway (Cobb Place to Burnt Hickory Road) Expect delays as Georgia DOT continues working on a $56 million resurfacing project on I-285. Crews will resurface 10 miles of I-285 between Paces Ferry Road in Cobb County and Ashford Dunwoody Road in DeKalb County. Most work will take place nights and…
Monday, February 18, 2013
Check out the latest updates on road constructions, delays and detours around Cobb County.
Here are the latest updates on road work being done around Cobb County, according to Commissioners Bob Ott, Helen Goreham, JoAnn Birrell and Lisa Cupid. Davidson Road to Willow Point Pkwy Willow Point Pkwy to Timber Ridge Road Karls Gate Drive to Lake Fjord Pass GDOT I-285 Top-End Resurfacing Project Expect delays as Georgia DOT continues working on a $56 million resurfacing project on I-285. Crews will resurface 10 miles of I-285 between Paces Ferry Road in Cobb County and Ashford Dunwoody Road in DeKalb County. Most work will take place nights and weekends. The project is scheduled to complete in August 2013. Click here for more information. Detour Scheduled for Multi-use Trail From Monday, Feb. 18, to Monday, March 11, parts of the …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Drivers in Cobb and Paulding could see the work begin soon and be completed by year’s end.
Wednesday, February 6
Construction work could soon begin on resurfacing State Route 120 in Cobb and Paulding counties. The Georgia Department of Transportation recently awarded a contract to resurface 7.123 miles of SR 120, beginning east of the Paulding-Cobb line and extending to John Ward Road in Cobb. This project is scheduled to be completed by the end of December at a cost of $2,601,939. Construction alerts and lane closure schedules will be announced before work begins.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Winter weather is approaching. If you have to go out on the roads, follow these tips to stay safe.
Amid today’s forecasts calling for possible snow and ice, officials from the Georgia Department of Transportation say they are monitoring weather forecasts and road conditions and will respond accordingly and specifically target areas vulnerable to freezing, like hills, ramps, bridges and interchanges. GDOT officials on Thursday released several tips for drivers who have to hit the roads amid tonight’s wintry conditions. Drivers who have to navigate the roads amid the winter weather are urged to: Drivers can call 511 or visit www.georgia-navigator.com to get current information on road conditions. Georgia 511 is a free phone service that provides real-time traffic and travel information statewide, such as traffic conditions, incidents, …
GDOT is urging motorists to monitor weather conditions in advance with the possibility of light snow and icy roadways expected Thursday and Friday in areas of North Georgia.