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Concrete study will improve safety on I-75

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COOK COUNTY, GA (WALB) -

The Georgia Department of Transportation will soon have a better idea of how to improve I-75 in the future.

Applied Research Associates, a research consultant working for GDOT, took samples of the concrete at mile marker 38 along I-75 in Cook County Tuesday.

The samples will be analyzed and the data will be put into a system to help predict cracking in the road and help make the road safer for drivers.

"The MEPDD system is used specifically to design pavements to last longer and to be quieter...to get more bang for your buck," explained Mark Stanley, senior project engineer with Applied Research Associates.

The data from the samples collected on Tuesday will be available in the next two to three months.

 

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