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Highway "vegetarian management" planned for Putnam, Hancock counties

Highway "vegetarian management" planned for Putnam, Hancock counties

Drivers should look for mowers and large equipment this week.

Crews will be working on "vegetation management" along Hwy 212 in Putnam County this week, according to a release.  

They'll also work on the vegetation in Hancock County on Hwy 22 and 16, between mile posts 0-13 and 0-12, respectively.

That work could be anywhere between 7 a.m. and 3:30 each day.

Mowing along Hancock, Putnam County highways

Mowing along Hancock, Putnam County highways

Drivers can expect GDOT crews to mow along SR 16 in Hancock and Putnam counties this week.

You'll want to watch out for heavy equipment entering and exiting SR 112 from mile marker 0 through 25 in Hancock and between 0-22 in Putnam County. Expect to see work this week between 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily.

Flagmen may be on site, according to release.

GDOT plans road maintenance in Hancock County

GDOT plans road maintenance in Hancock County

Crews plan to manage vegetation along State Routes in Hancock County this week.

Watch for crews on sides of the road mowing, checking drainage structure and more, according to a release.

GDOT launches Twitter feeds for specific highways

GDOT launches Twitter feeds for specific highways

ATLANTA (WXIA) -- The Georgia Department of Transportation has created 16 new Twitter accounts for traffic alerts throughout the state.

Each feed is tailored to a specific highway or region, according to GDOT spokeswoman Chata Spikes.

Spikes told 11Alive only serious accidents will be tweeted, as opposed to every single stall and fender bender on the highways.

Job opening in Eatonton

Job opening in Eatonton

Each Thursday, a Georgia Department of Labor representative joins 13WMAZ toshare several open jobs in the Central Georgia area.

You can watch this on 13WMAZ-TV on Thursday mornings and again at 5 p.m.

Job openings in Central Georgia

Job openings in Central Georgia

Each Thursday, a Georgia Department of Labor representative joins 13WMAZ toshare several open jobs in the Central Georgia area.

You can watch this on 13WMAZ-TV on Thursday mornings and again at 5 p.m.

Job openings in Central Georgia

Job openings in Central Georgia

Each Thursday, a Georgia Department of Labor representative joins 13WMAZ toshare several open jobs in the Central Georgia area.

You can watch this on 13WMAZ-TV on Thursday mornings and again at 5 p.m.