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Thomas Co. railroad crossings to be upgraded

June 23, 2005
From The Ga. DOT

THOMASVILLE - Georgia DOT Moultrie Area Engineer Sonja Thompson recently announced that CSX Railroad has scheduled crews to install concrete panels and replace timbers at the S.R. 38 Business railroad crossing in the City of Thomasville.

Weather permitting, beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, June 27, 2005, S.R. 38 traffic will be detoured for approximately 5 days.

The detour routes are:

· SR 38 Business Eastbound traffic will be detoured onto Kern Street\Remington Ave, then turn right onto E. Pinetree Blvd. and then turn left, back onto SR 38 Business.

· SR 38 Business Westbound traffic will be detoured onto E. Pinetree Blvd, then turn left onto Kern Street\Remington Ave, and then turn right, back onto SR 38 Business. Motorists are urged to drive carefully and stay alert as they travel through this area.

Traffic on SR 35 Business\Jackson St. at the railroad crossing is scheduled to be detoured the week of July 11 - 15, 2005 and SR 122 is scheduled for the week of July 18 - 22, 2005, weather permitting.

The Georgia Department of Transportation seeks to provide information to the traveling public about traffic obstructions on Georgia’s interstates and State Routes in order that motorists may travel safely and efficiently on our systems.

Drivers are encouraged to use the services provided at GDOT’s Traffic Management Center. Operators are on duty 24/7 to provide traffic information, answer questions and alert motorists to any traffic interruptions that may occur.

They can be reached at (404) 624-2653 or by calling toll free at 888-635-8287. Motorists can also check for construction alerts, accidents and other traffic interruptions.


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