Valdosta Daily Times

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August 2, 2010

Ga. DOT schedules road closures in Lowndes

VALDOSTA — The Georgia Department of Transportation has a number of road closures scheduled for this week in the Lowndes County area:

I-75 northbound

Contractors for the Georgia DOT have scheduled a double left lane closure on I-75 North between mile marker 3 and mile marker 8. Contractor crews were scheduled to be milling and resurfacing the northbound I-75 lanes beginning at 7 p.m. Monday until 7 a.m. this morning, weather permitting.

I-75 southbound

Contractors for the Georgia DOT have scheduled a single left shoulder lane closure on I-75 South between mile marker 5 and mile marker 2 in Lowndes County.

Contractor crews were scheduled to install guardrail beginning at 7 p.m. Monday until 7 a.m. today, weather permitting.

Patterson Street tree trimming

The Georgia DOT has scheduled a single right lane closure on S.R. 7 Alt. /Patterson Street South between Georgia Avenue and Brookwood Drive. Contractor crews for Georgia Power will be trimming trees along S.R. 7 Alt. /Patterson Street between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. from today, Aug. 3 through Aug. 10, excluding the weekend, weather permitting.

S.R. 376

Contractors for the Georgia DOT have scheduled lane closures for S.R. 376 in Clyattville, weather permitting. Between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily through Friday, contractor crews will be widening S.R. 376, adding a westbound left turn lane, an eastbound right turn and a deceleration lane at the entrance of the Packaging Corporation of America Paper Mill.

Patterson Street road work

The Georgia DOT has scheduled single right lane closures on S.R. 7 Alt./Patterson Street between Smithbriar Drive and West Magnolia Street. Contractor crews will be preparing the roadway for resurfacing between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m. daily through Friday morning, weather permitting.


These are work zones and extreme caution is necessary. Motorists are advised to reduce speeds as they travel through these areas. Message signs, barrels and cones will be used to alert the public of the upcoming changes. Drivers should be aware that personnel and equipment will be operating in close proximity to travel lanes.

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