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Georgia DOT Presents Plans for Roundabouts at I-20 Interchange

WACO, GA – The Georgia DOT is holding a public information open house on Thursday, January 23, at the Greater Haralson Chamber of Commerce from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. to discuss proposed plans to construct two roundabouts at the I-20 interchange with Waco Road.

The roundabouts would address traffic safety and efficiency concerns in the area that were raised following a recent study of the intersections. Roundabouts have been found to make intersections safer and keep traffic flowing.

The project is expected to cost about $3.7 million, and construction is slated to begin in late 2021 and be completed in 2023.

“These roundabouts will be a great improvement to the I-20 interchange,” said GDOT District Six Engineer Grant Waldrop. “This project will make the interchange safer and reduce traffic delay when exiting the Interstate.”

The public information open house gives residents a chance to look at the proposed plans, ask questions, and leave comments for DOT. Residents can also provide comments online until February 6, 2020, at

“The feedback really helps in our planning,” Waldrop said. “We look forward to hearing from the residents of Haralson County.”


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