An effort to
improve drainage in southeastern Dougherty County gets a boost.
County commissioners unanimously approved more than $420,000
Monday to widen a canal along Holly Drive.
Since heavy rains caused severe flooding
around Radium Springs in 2009, leaders have worked to improve dozens of problem
"We've had some rain, not obviously like we did in
2009, but we have had heavy rains and the storm water improvements that have
been implemented have worked and have reduced flooding in many areas,"
Administrator Richard Crowdis.
works department has completed about half the projects they identified since
Work on Holly
Drive is expected to start in the coming months.