The meeting is scheduled for 5 p.m. at the Acworth Health Park.
Georgia Department Of Transportation
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Monday, March 25, 2013
Check out the latest updates on road constructions, delays and detours around North Cobb and Cobb County.
Here are the latest updates on road work being done around North Cobb and Cobb County, according to Cobb Commissioners Bob Ott, Helen Goreham, JoAnn Birrell, Lisa Cupid and the Georgia Department of Transportation. The contractor will continue installing erosion control and clearing from Monday through Friday. The contractor may begin survey layout and utility locates from Monday through Friday. In May, Cobb County DOT is scheduled to begin work on replacing the westbound bridge on New Chastain Road over Noonday Creek. This will result in closing the westbound lanes for four months, or longer. Westbound traffic will be detoured to the eastbound bridge, which will provide one lane in each direction during construction. Expect periodic lane …
Sunday, March 24, 2013
The meeting is scheduled for 5 p.m. March 28 at the WellStar Acworth Health Park.
The Georgia Department of Transportation seeks your input on a proposed new interchange at I-75 and Third Army Road in Cobb, Paulding and Bartow Counties. On March 28, 2013 the Cobb County Department of Transportation will hold a Public Information Open House concerning the proposed interchange. The Open House will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at WellStar Acworth Health Park, 4550 Cobb Pkwy., Acworth, Georgia 30101. The proposed plan is to construct an improved roadway facility from Dabbs Bridge Road in Paulding County through Cobb and Bartow Counties to a new interchange with I-75. This new roadway facility is proposed to be grade-separated at US 41/Cobb Parkway with interchange-type ramps provided to and from US 41. The new facility …
Thursday, October 25, 2012
"We're getting pressure from the DOT" to close it, Mayor Tommy Allegood said during Wednesday's town hall meeting with residents.
Within 30 days, Acworth will decide if it will follow the recommendations of CSX and the Georgia Department of Transportation and close the School Street railroad crossing, Mayor Tommy Allegood said during Wednesday's town hall meeting with residents. "The DOT has given us a really bad grade," he told the crowd assembled inside City Hall. "Of course, anybody that drives over that thing knows that it's not safe." In February 2010, a U.S. Food Service driver abandoned his semi when the tractor-trailer got stuck on the tracks. An oncoming CSX train pushed the truck at least 40 yards down the tracks, according to the Marietta Daily Journal. One woman at Wednesday's meeting said she had a close call of her own when her car got stuck on the …
Friday, August 31, 2012
Georgia Department of Transportation is suspending for the holiday all scheduled and ongoing construction-related lane closures in Northwest Georgia.
Good news for Labor Day travelers: Georgia Department of Transportation is suspending all scheduled and ongoing construction-related lane closures in Northwest Georgia. In an effort to ease traffic congestion throughout the long weekend, the suspension begins Friday at noon and continues until Tuesday at 5 a.m., according to the press release. "The only exception would be for emergency maintenance work in the case of traffic accidents and other unpredictable types of transportation incidents," District Engineer DeWayne Comer said at GDOT's office in Cartersville. "We understand that a lot of people are hitting the road for the Labor Day holiday and we would like to make it a little easier for them to go through Northwest Georgia." GDOT …
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Georgia Department of Labor experts offer job-search tips and advice.
Georgia Department of Labor experts are offering online job-hunting advice now. To view previous chat sessions, click on the “Chat with an Expert: Replay” link on the GDOL website. January's session, on surviving a layoff, February's, on career advice for young people, March's, on job interviewing, and April's, on writing a resume, were also featured on Acworth Patch.