A new ordinance to allow temporary fireworks stands was approved, contract for road paving in 2021 was awarded, several appointments to the Planning Commission were made and November department statistics were reviewed
Some of Walker County’s roughest roads will be smoothed out in the coming year. The County recently accepted bids on a project to resurface 52-miles of roads in 2021, surpassing the 38-mile paving record set in 2020.
Walker County residents will notice a significant investment in the county’s road system this summer. Contractor bids are now being accepted to make improvements to 36 miles of roads in the unincorporated areas of the county.
The list of 2020 road projects continues to be developed, but several roads have already been identified for work. Contractor bids will be solicited soon for the following roads: Hog Jowl Road (Pigeon Mountain area) Old Bethel Road (Chickamauga area) Chattanooga Valley Road (Rossville area) East Armuchee Road (Armuchee Valley area)
LaFayette, GA - Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield awarded a contract last night to Talley Construction to resurface 13 roads. The project includes Peavine Road, East Long Hollow, Ringgold Road, Five Points Road and Five Points Spur, Osburn Road and Osburn Court, South Dicks Creek Road, South Burnt Mill Road, Dry Valley Road, West Schmitt … Continue reading Walker County Awards Contract to Pave 13 Roads
Walker County voters approved a Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax on November 7, 2017 by an overwhelming margin. On Sunday, April 1st, local businesses will start collecting the additional penny tax to help fund road and bridge projects. The sales tax rate in Walker County will change from 7% to 8% for most … Continue reading TSPLOST Takes Effect Sunday, April 1st in Walker County
LaFayette, GA – Walker County Sole Commissioner Shannon Whitfield will take to Facebook Monday, November 6th, to explain and respond to questions concerning the upcoming Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (TSPLOST) vote. Whitfield will hold a "Facebook Live" session at 6:00 p.m. on the Walker County Government's official Facebook page. Along with explaining the … Continue reading Walker County Commissioner to hold Facebook Live Session on TSPLOST Monday