Work on the Clarks Bridge replacement project probably won't start in earnest until after the new year.
Transportation wasn't the hottest issue on the menu, but it did get some airing at the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce's annual Eggs & Issues Breakfast on Thursday.
Hall County has set a Jan. 7 deadline to receive proposals from consultants applying to help complete an update of a long-range transportation plan.
Hall County government is planning a $2.7 million rebuilding of McEver Road from Flat Creek Road in Oakwood to Ga. 347/Lanier Islands Parkway in Buford.
Area residents now can view the final version of Gainesville's Transportation Master Plan, completed after a yearlong study.
Crews are building a temporary work bridge that will be used to move equipment, materials and staff to the barge, or working platform, in Lake Lanier for the Georgia Department of Transportation's Clarks Bridge project.
The Georgia Department of Transportation has scheduled a public information open house to discuss the proposed detour in the rebuilding of the Ga. 136 bridge over the Etowah River in Dawsonville.
Water work on the new Ga. 284/Clarks Bridge Road bridge at the Lake Lanier Olympic Center is now expected to begin before Thanksgiving.
As long-awaited work gets underway on the new bridge on Ga. 284/Clarks Bridge Road at Lake Lanier, the DOT last week released a fact sheet that features these work-hour restrictions:
The Georgia Department of Transportation has announced public meetings on transportation projects planned in Northeast Georgia.
The Gainesville-Hall Metropolitan Planning Organization, which serves as Hall County's lead transportation planning group, is holding a couple of key meetings this week.
Construction on a new left-turn lane from Ga. 13/Atlanta Highway onto Memorial Park Drive, a busy intersection near the Chicopee Mill Village community, could start in the next couple of weeks.
Hall County officials recently changed the speed limit on the road leading to the new Don Carter State Park off Lake Lanier, but nearby North Hall resident Terry Roberts is still concerned about drivers hotfooting through the area.
The State Road and Tollway Authority plans to hold four public information sessions - including two in Cumming - to provide details on tolls ending in December on the Ga. 400 Extension from Interstate 285 to Interstate 85 in Fulton County.
The Hall County government is working to get needed property to repair a section of Talmo Road that was damaged after heavy rain on Aug. 8.
In giving motorists some holiday relief, the Georgia Department of Transportation plans to suspend construction-related lane closures on all interstates and major state routes from 5 a.m. Tuesday through 10 p.m. Dec. 28.
Fixing McEver Road's pavement woes is taking longer than Hall County officials expected.
Gainesville has begun the process to move water lines on U.S. 129/Athens Highway, which the Georgia Department of Transportation has targeted for widening.
Traffic has been flowing since late September on Ga. 347/Lanier Islands Parkway between Interstate 985 and McEver Road in Flowery Branch, but some minor work, or "punch list" items still could take place.
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