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DOT Schedules Colquitt County Bypass Detour

September 1, 2006
Georgia Department of Transportation News Release

TIFTON - Georgia DOT recently announced that Ga. Fla. Railnet Railroad has scheduled crews to upgrade their crossing at MP 15.5 on State Route 111 Bypass. Weather permitting, on Wednesday, September 6, 2006 from 7:00a.m. to 7:00p.m.

Traffic will be detoured during the upgrade of this railroad crossing. The detour route will be as follows: Traffic traveling north will be detoured to continue West on SR 37, turn right on to 5th Street SW (SR 37 Truck Route), then left on to SR 33/US 319 Business North back to intersection of US 319/SR 33 North.

Traffic traveling south on will be detoured continuing South on US 319 Business/SR 33 to SR 37 West turn right to the intersection of SR 111 South.            

Motorists traveling through the detour route should slow down, be alert and pay special attention to all detour signs, pavement markings, traffic control devices and changing traffic patterns.

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) 635-6800 or by calling toll free at 888-635-8287.  Motorists can also check www.georgia-navigator.com for construction alerts, accidents and other traffic interruptions.