Northwest Georgia received almost $16 million in new contracts in January. The largest contract for the area will repair six bridges over I-20 in Carroll County for approximately $7.5 million.  There were no new contracts for Chattooga County in the latest round of funding.


“Engineers recently inspected the six bridges and recommended them for repairs,” said Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) District Six Engineer Grand Waldrop. “The project dovetails with our current I-20 resurfacing project through Carroll and Haralson counties.”

GDOT awarded $60 million in contracts throughout Georgia. District Six in Northwest Georgia received $15.9 million for five contracts for projects that will be getting underway in the coming months.

The bridge rehabilitation contract, with a March 31, 2024 completion date, was the largest contract awarded in District Six. Other contracts include:

  • Resurfacing 7.4 miles of US 27 in Polk County. The contract was awarded for $4.2 million with a completion date of December 31, 2021.
  • Resurfacing 3.5 miles of the SR 1 Loop in Floyd County. The project will cost approximately $1.7 million and be completed December 31, 2021.
  • Resurfacing 6.8 miles of US 76 in Murray County. The $1.7 million project is slated to be completed December 31, 2021.
  • Intersection improvements on US 27 in Walker County. The $862,655 contract is expected to be completed October 31, 2021.