Walker County Receives Emergency Funding to Make Repairs to Dougherty Gap Road

Landslide at Dougherty Gap Road

The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) has awarded Walker County emergency funding to make repairs to Dougherty Gap Road, following a landslide late last year. GDOT will commit up to $475,000 or 70% of the project cost, whichever is less. Geotechnical engineers estimate the total project cost will be around $900,000 to stabilize the road … Continue reading Walker County Receives Emergency Funding to Make Repairs to Dougherty Gap Road

GDOT Approves Bridge Replacement for Old Trion Highway at Dry Creek

Overview of Dry Creek Bridge

LaFayette, GA - The Georgia Department of Transportation recently awarded a $1.7 million dollar contract to replace a bridge in Walker County. Talley Construction Company will build a new bridge over Dry Creek on Old Trion Highway, south of LaFayette. The bridge will replace the current one, which no longer meets design and safety requirements. … Continue reading GDOT Approves Bridge Replacement for Old Trion Highway at Dry Creek

State Approves $7 Million Bridge Replacement Project in Walker County

West Chickamauga Bridge

Chickamauga, GA - The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) recently awarded nearly $23 million in contracts for projects across northwest Georgia, including one in Walker County. Wright Brothers Construction will be tasked with replacing the existing structurally deficient bridge over West Chickamauga Creek near the Walker/Catoosa County line. The $7-million project will not require a … Continue reading State Approves $7 Million Bridge Replacement Project in Walker County

GDOT Replacing Bridge on Hog Jowl Road

Road

CARTERSVILLE, GA – Georgia Department of Transportation recently awarded a contract to replace a bridge on Hog Jowl Road over Shaw Branch Creek. The bridge will be the second one on Hog Jowl Road that GDOT has replaced in recent years. Engineers decided to replace the bridge due to its age and the repairs that … Continue reading GDOT Replacing Bridge on Hog Jowl Road

GDOT to Close Highway 95 Monday for Tile Replacement

Map of Walker County

GDOT plans to close Highway 95 to through traffic for several days starting at 9:00 a.m. Monday, May 10. The state will be replacing a large tile under the road around the 3600 block. Addresses 1-3668 can be accessed from Highway 27. Anything higher will need to come in from the Hwy 151 side. Originally, … Continue reading GDOT to Close Highway 95 Monday for Tile Replacement