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I-16 Ramp Closed for Construction Work

I-16 Ramp Closed for Construction Work

Exit 24 and 32 ramps will be closed on I-16 westbound  and eastbound starting at various times on Friday, January 13 at 7 a.m. That's according to a Georgia Department of Transportation news release.

Here is the schedule from Georgia Department of Transportation:

 

·         Friday, January 13: I-16 westbound off-ramp at Exit 24, beginning at 7 a.m. until 5 p.m.

·         Tuesday, January 17: 1-16 westbound off-ramp at Exit 24, beginning at midnight continuously until midnight, Wednesday, January 18

·         Tuesday, January 17: I-16 eastbound on-ramp at Exit 24, beginning at 7 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Lane Closure, Resurfacing Scheduled in Twiggs County

Lane Closure, Resurfacing Scheduled in Twiggs County

 

SR 19 is scheduled for resurfacing from Monday, Jan. 9 through Friday, Jan. 13.

The resurfacing takes place on SR 19 southbound between Prospect Church Road and the Wilkinson County line.

Expect a single lane closure for the continued resurfacing of SR 19.

Delays are expected.

This project is resurfacing 9.340 miles of SR 19 beginning at SR 18 in Twiggs County and continues to the Wilkinson County line. 

State: Exit 24 Off I-16 E To Close For Paving

State: Exit 24 Off I-16 E To Close For Paving

The Georgia Department of Transportation says it will temporarily close Exit 24 off I-16 eastbound for paving work.

The scheduled closures are:

Tuesday, Dec. 13: 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

12:00 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14 to 12:00 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 15.

According to the DOT, the contractor is performing concrete pavement rehabilitation on I-16 on all lanes in each direction beginning at SR 96 (Exit 24) in Twiggs County, continuing through Bleckley County to a point east of SR 278 in Laurens County.

Georgia DOT urges travelers to call 511 for updated information about this or any other construction project on interstates and state routes.

Free Weekend Christmas Events

Free Weekend Christmas Events
  • Downtown Macon's Friday Fest 2nd Annual Christmas Caroling. Anyone can participate! Meet in Third St. Park at 6 p.m.
  • Tennille Christmas on the Square, Friday Dec. 9 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Eastman Christmas Parade starts Saturday, Dec. 10 at 1 p.m.
  • Gray Second Saturday Fest until 7 p.m. Santa is at the Carriage House from 2-7 p.m. Saturday.
  • Drive-thru nativity scene at Riverside UMC in Macon, open from 6:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday [free admission]
  • Drive-thru nativity scene at Lighthouse Baptist Church on Sardis Church Rd. opens 6:30 p.m until 8 Friday and Saturday [free admission]
  • Drive-thru Bethlehem in Cochran, 6-8 p.m.Dec. 9, 10 & 11 [free admission] Bethany Baptist Church, 608 Ga. Hwy.

Dublin Pro-Bike Racer Featured On SpeedTV

Dublin Pro-Bike Racer Featured On SpeedTV

DUBLIN, GA.-- Dublin resident, Josh Herrin, is featured on SpeedTV.com .

They say he's set to graduate  to the AMA Pro Superbike class for 2012.

The 21-year-old Dublin, Georgia resident has accomplished pretty much all there is to do in the Daytona SportBike class aside from winning the title. He’s come close, finishing second twice and third the last three years racing for the Graves Yamaha team.   --SpeedTV

 

Read SpeedTV's full article about Josh Herrin.

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