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Eyes on the Road: Citizens roads group set to meet Thursday
Cost rising for right-of-way acquisition in Ga. 347 widening
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A citizens group that monitors area road projects is set to hear about the soaring costs for right-of-way acquisition on a planned widening of Ga. 347/Lanier Islands Parkway in South Hall County. The Gainesville-Hall Metropolitan Planning Organization’s Citizens Advisory Committee will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Hall County Government Center, 2875 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville. Originally estimated to be $5 million, property costs for the project, which runs between McEver Road and Lanier Islands resort, is now at $10.25 million.