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      Scheduled shoulder work may slow traffic

      Georgia DOT crews schedule shoulder work on state routes in Dougherty County.

      Georgia DOT Maintenance crews have scheduled shoulder work on U.S. 19/ S.R. 3, S.R. 133, S.R. 234 and S.R. 300 in Dougherty County. Work is scheduled daily between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., beginning Monday, August 20 and continuing through Friday, August 24, weather permitting.

      Crews are tentatively scheduled to be at these locations as follows;

      • U.S. 19/ S.R. 3, S.R. 133, S.R. 234 and S.R. 300 in Dougherty County.
      • S.R. 133 and S.R. 300 on Monday, August 20 and continuing through Thursday, August 23.

      A single lane closure and/or flagman may be in utilized for this work. Motorists should reduce their speed in these maintenance work zones. This work is tentatively scheduled and may be rescheduled without notice due to inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

      Each day, hundreds of Georgia Department of Transportation employees and contractors work on dozens of highway, bridge and intersection improvements throughout the state. Their work often brings them and heavy machinery in close proximity to travel lanes. Fifty-seven Georgia DOT personnel and many more motorists, passengers and contractors TM workers have been killed in highway work zone accidents since 1973. Please help us prevent these tragedies by slowing down; being especially attentive and cautious as you pass through construction work zones; and always driving responsibly. Safer Driving; Safer Work Zones; For Everyone.