Roadwork starts Thursday

Downtown Eatonton roads getting patched

Lane closures and travel delays expected


A Georgia DOT patching contractor begins spot work in and around Eatonton Thursday, March 9. Crews will work the next two days and daily until Friday, March 17.

Work will not be done on weekends. Work hours are 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Expect closures and delays in the work zones.

General parameters are:

· State Route (SR) 16 from the red light in town to Waterworks Road

· SR 24 BU from SR 16 to US 441

· SR 44 will go from mile 10.8 to SR 16

Whenever you approach a work zone: slow down; allow extra distance between vehicles; read signs; obey road crew flaggers; and expect the unexpected.

Citizens should monitor or download the App to stay current on all upcoming roadwork and projects. Georgia DOT East on Facebook and @GDOTEastTraffic on Twitter also provide daily updates.

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