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Perdue announces 3 new transport stimulus projects

By Wainwright Jeffers - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Governor Sonny Perdue announced 3 new transportation projects with $8.6 million in federal stimulus funds.

Two of them are here in south georgia.

The projects include more than $4.2 million dollars for bridges on State Road 7-U.S. 41 at Giddens Mill Creek in Cook County.

There will also be intersection improvements at Strickland Street and Old Alma Road in Pierce County.

Perdue said the money through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act improves the state's transportation while putting Georgians to work.

The third project is in Pike County in central Georgia. The projects are expected to begin sometime this fall.

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