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DOT awards contract on Ga. 347 widening
Project slated for completion in November 2014
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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.

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