Road work begins on Old 179 in Grady County

Road work begins on Old 179 in Grady County

GRADY CO., GA (WALB) - More work on an extensive Grady County road project continued Monday.

Contractors began work on Old 179 N in Grady County, according to Grady County’s Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Facebook page.

Road closure reminder: Contractors will begin work today on Old 179 N. Old 179 North is completely closed starting...

Posted by Grady County's Emergency Management Agency on Monday, January 28, 2019

Old 179 N from the Spring Hill Road to Cal Thomas Road intersections is completely closed for the road work.

Detour signs are posted, according to the Grady EMA.

The agency said detours can be done on Open Pond Road at the south end of the road and Harrell Road on the north end.

A former state highway, Old 179 was given back to Grady County in the 1970s.

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