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News release from the Georgia Department of Transportation

DOUGHERTY COUNTY, GA - The Georgia Department of Transportations' contractor crews have begun work on U.S. 19/S.R. S.R. 3, the 8.3 mile marker at the GA/FLA Railroad overpass and the Dougherty County Line.

Funding is provided through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), and was awarded to Reeves Construction Company for $2,684,477.56.

This federal stimulus project includes the milling and resurfacing on U.S. 19/S.R. 3 and is expected to be completed by January 31, 2010.

Motorists are advised to slow down and use extra caution in the construction work zone.

The Georgia Department of Transportation is committed to providing a safe, seamless and sustainable transportation system that supports Georgia's economy and is sensitive to both its citizens and its environment. Additional transportation revenues are imperative to grow and sustain Georgia's economic vitality and quality of life through the 21st Century. 

Georgia is the 3rd fastest-growing state in the nation, yet 49th in per capita spending on transportation.  For general information on the Georgia DOT, please visit our Web site (www.dot.ga.gov).