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      GDOT crews head to Atlanta

      An employee last-minute checks a snow plow before leaving for Atlanta.

      According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, eleven plow trucks and 54 employees were deployed to Atlanta on Monday from Southwest Georgia to help with the winter storm that TMs approaching the northern part of the state.The 54 employees include drivers, managers and mechanics. At this time, 2,130 GDOT maintenance and construction employees are available for active duty across the state and nearly all personnel will be on call across affected parts of the state.