I-20_GA_402_bridge_signSenator Tonya Anderson (D – Lithonia) announced today a Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) contract award for a project in DeKalb County. This project was advertised in February, bids were received on March 17, and contracts were awarded on March 31.

“I am excited to announce a GDOT project award for DeKalb County,” said Sen. Anderson. “The metro Atlanta area has recently faced some transportation challenges in recent months. But thankfully, GDOT is working tirelessly to make sure roads and bridges across the state are up to code and safe for drivers statewide who travel on them.”

The award, worth $467,000, will address a bridge rehabilitation on I-20/SR 402. The anticipated completion date is February 28, 2018.

The public is urged to “know before you go.” For real-time information on active construction, incidents and more, call 511 or visit 511ga.org before you get into your car.

Routine Maintenance Contracting opportunities are available. For information about contractor qualification and the bidding process for Routine Maintenance projects, visit www.GAroads.org.