Traffic on Hwy. 52 toward Amicalola Falls will be impacted by lane closures and directed by flagging operators starting Monday, Oct. 8.According to a release from the Georgia Department of Transportation, the traffic direction will allow construction crews to finish constructing a cross drain under the roadway.
The work is associated with the
roundabout being built at the intersection of Hwy. 183 and Hwy. 52. The release states work will continue daily from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through Wednesday, Oct. 10.
The roundabout was awarded to Baldwin Paving Inc. in Fall 2017 and has a scheduled completion May 2020.
The roundabout will
increase safety and traffic flow. For more information on how roundabouts are a
solution for safety and capacity visit the GDOT website: www.dot.ga.gov/DS/SafetyOperation/Roundabouts.
According to the release, exact dates may change due to weather or other factors. Motorists are cautioned to reduce their speed while traveling through work zones, pay attention and watch for workers.
Before heading out, get real-time information on work status and traffic conditions by calling 511, visiting 511ga.org or downloading the Georgia 511 app.