Thursday, January 7, 2010

Weather affecting roads in Heard & Coweta

Georgia Department of Transportation crews have made winter weather preparations and are fully operational equipped with tandem plow trucks and gravel/salt hopper spreaders in case roads become covered with snow or ice. Georgia DOT will continue to provide updates.

Currently icing has occurred in the following counties/locations:

Heard County
SR 219 North
SR 34 (beginning at the Alabama/Georgia State line and continuing east)
SR 100 North
SR 1 North

Coweta County
SR 34 East

Motorists are STRONGLY encouraged to remain indoors and use extreme caution when driving.

Georgia DOT urges travelers to call 511 for updated information about this or any other construction project on interstates and state routes. Georgia 511 is a free phone service that provides real-time traffic and travel information statewide, such as traffic conditions, incidents, lane closures, and delays due to inclement weather. Callers also can transfer to operators to request assistance or report incidents 24 hours a day, seven days a week. More information is available at www.511ga.org.

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