Monday, March 25, 2013
Check out the latest updates on road constructions, delays and detours around West Cobb and other parts of the county.
Here are the latest updates on road work being done around West Cobb and other portions of the county, according to Cobb Commissioners Bob Ott, Helen Goreham, JoAnn Birrell, Lisa Cupid and the Georgia Department of Transportation. The contractor will continue installing erosion control and clearing from Monday through Friday. The contractor may begin survey layout and utility locates from Monday through Friday. In May, Cobb County DOT is scheduled to begin work on replacing the westbound bridge on New Chastain Road over Noonday Creek. This will result in closing the westbound lanes for four months, or longer. Westbound traffic will be detoured to the eastbound bridge, which will provide one lane in each direction during construction. …
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, …