S.R. 262 resurfacing project to begin Monday

Published 7:05 pm Friday, March 25, 2011

The Georgia Department of Transportation announced a resurfacing project on S.R. 262, also known as Pelham Road, is scheduled to begin on Monday, March 28.

The Pelham Road resurfacing project is 28.4 miles in length, beginning north of U.S. 27/S.R. 1 and continuing south of S.R. 97. Work will consist of plant mix resurfacing, double surface treatment paving and shoulder reconstruction.

“Please slow down through this area and use extra caution” Georgia DOT Area Engineer Randy Herrin said in a news release. “Motorists may encounter daily lane closures and should watch out for other drivers as they drive through this construction work zone.”

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Scruggs Construction Company was awarded the resurfacing contract at a cost of $4,359,433.48.

Georgia DOT urges travelers to call 511 for updated information about this or any other construction project on interstates and state routes. Georgia 511 is a free phone service that provides real-time traffic and travel information statewide, such as traffic conditions, incidents, lane closures, and delays due to inclement weather. Callers also can transfer to operators to request assistance or report incidents 24 hours a day, seven days a week. More information is available at www.511ga.org