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What’s ahead for Spout Springs Road widening
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Autoworks owner Shawn McDonald works at his desk at his Spout Springs Road shop Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. McDonald is forced to garage, which is at the intersection of Spot Springs Road and Union Circle because of the Spout Springs widening project. Property along the road is currently being prepared with houses already removed or about to be removed. - photo by Scott Rogers
For 20 years, Shawn McDonald’s auto repair shop was in a prime location off Spout Springs Road and Union Circle in South Hall.His business, Autoworks, benefited by the ever-increasing traffic on the road, sitting between booming Braselton and Flowery Branch.But now it’s in the way of progress, and targeted for removal as Hall County moves forward to widen Spout Springs between Union Circle and Hog Mountain Road.