The Georgia Department of Transportation has awarded a $11.6 million contract for the widening of Ga. 347/Lanier Islands Parkway between McEver Road and Interstate 985.
C.W. Matthews Contracting Co. of Marietta has been tapped for the 2-mile project, which also includes bridge reconstruction over a Norfolk Southern Railroad line.
The completion date on the project is Nov. 30, 2014.
This section of roadway will become a four-lane divided highway, including sidewalks, according to a press release from Teri Pope, a spokeswoman in the DOT’s Hall County office.