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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

A Dougherty County road is now closed as part of an ongoing effort to improve drainage around the county.

Workers began widening lanes and canals along Holly Drive Monday.

The county allocated about $500,000 for the project designed to solve recurring flooding problems.

"To alleviate any overflow of water, closing that road off. This past year we had three different occasions where we actually had to close the road because the water breached the road. And hopefully this will take care of that problem," said Dougherty Public Works Director Larry Cook.

The work is expected take about 120 days. People who live in the area will still be able to drive on the road.

The county will likely start their next project in the Foxwood area within the next two months.

 

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