Bridge Replacement on Old Trion Highway to Begin August 15

LaFayette, GA - The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) has approved and awarded a contract to replace the bridge on Old Trion Highway that crosses over Dry Creek, 4.4 miles south of Lafayette. Following an inspection, GDOT engineers found the bridge to be deficient and required posting due to exposed footings of columns, spans that … Continue reading Bridge Replacement on Old Trion Highway to Begin August 15

New Home Construction in Walker County Posts Best of the Decade Numbers

New home construction with Walker County inspector vehicle

LaFayette, GA - 2020 proved to be a banner year for new home construction in unincorporated Walker County. In fact, it was the best of the decade. Data tracked by the Walker County Planning Office shows a 17% increase year over year in the number of permits issued for the construction of new single-family homes. … Continue reading New Home Construction in Walker County Posts Best of the Decade Numbers

New Home Construction in Walker County Posts Modest Gains in 2019

Picture of new home construction with inspector vehicle

Rock Spring, GA – New home construction in unincorporated Walker County posted modest gains in 2019, with the size and value of homes being built continuing to grow. Data recently released by the Walker County Planning Office shows a 3% increase in the number of new single family home construction permits issued last year. Housing … Continue reading New Home Construction in Walker County Posts Modest Gains in 2019

New Home Construction Permits Post Gains in Walker County

Two New Homes Being Constructed

LaFayette, GA – Walker County experienced an exciting increase in the number of single family new home construction permits issued in 2017.  Data recently released by the Walker County Commissioner's office shows a nearly 10% surge over 2016. It takes about six months for a new home to reach the market in Walker County.  Builders … Continue reading New Home Construction Permits Post Gains in Walker County