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Mowing and Maintenance in Washington, Hancock Counties

Mowing and Maintenance in Washington, Hancock Counties

The Georgia Department of Transportation has asked in a news release that drivers watch for mowers and road maintenance throughout Washington and Hancock counties this week and next week.

Anywhere from 7 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. this Monday through Thursday, and again next week, July 29-August 1.

The following work could close a lane or require a flagman to direct traffic:

In Washington County:

  • Roadway sign maintenance, mile markers 0-22.6 on SR 242
  • SR 24, between mile markers 0-22.2
  • SR 231, 0-20.4
  • SR 88, 0-10.51
  • SR 68, 0-18.3
  • SR 57- 0-.23
  • SR 272, 0-15
  • SR 68- 0-13.4

In Hancock County:

  • SR 22, between mile markers 4-26.7
  • SR 15, 10-22.95
  • SR 22, 1-2

Road Maintenance Planned in Hancock County

Road Maintenance Planned in Hancock County

Watch for crews mowing this week along a few highways.

Crews will be working anywhere from 7 a.m. until 3:30p.m. Monday through Thursday, June 20.

Here's where to expect the routine maintenance:

  • Hancock State Route 22, mile marker 0-13 for ditch maintenance
  • SR 16, mile markers 4-12

Roadway Maintenance in Hancock County This Week

Roadway Maintenance in Hancock County This Week

This roadwork is scheduled from Tuesday through Thursday from 7 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. daily.

GDOT Focuses on Local Motorists for Work Zone Safety Week

GDOT Focuses on Local Motorists for Work Zone Safety Week

 

(WXIA) -- Work Zone Safety Week is underway, and Georgia's Department of Transportation, the Governor's Office of Highway Safety and the Federal Highway Administration are emphasizing the need for Georgia motorists to use caution when travelling on all roads throughout the state.

During Work Zone Safety Week, highway departments, law enforcement and private contractors are reminding drivers that dangers can come from failure to be careful when behind the wheel, especially in work zones where heavy equipment is often used close to travel lanes.

Roadwork Planned in Hancock County

Roadwork Planned in Hancock County

From Monday through Thursday, the Department of Transportation has roadwork planned on various state routes in Hancock County, depending on weather.

Where to be cautious: 

  • SR 16, mile markers 12.32-24.32, roadway drain structure inspections
  • SR 16, mile markers 12.32-24.32, roadway shoulder work
  • SR 22, mile markers 0-22, roadway shoulder work at drain structures

How to Write for 13WMAZ's Where You Live

How to Write for 13WMAZ's Where You Live

Where You Live is WMAZ's hyperlocal feature. This means that we are helping bring you more community-specific news more often.

We have websites for these communities:

Dooly-Macon County
Hancock-Putnam
Bleckley-Dodge-Pulaski
Twiggs
Sandersville
Milledgeville
Peach-Crawford
Gray-Jones
Forsyth-Monroe
Dublin
Perry 
Warner Robins
Macon
R
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These community websites are a place for you and your community members to share information.

To join our team and share with folks just like yourself, all you have to do is email us your email address and name whereyoulive@13wmaz.com

From there, we set up an account for you. This account lets you log in to your community site and post photo galleries, concerts, community events, 100th birthday parties, your concerns, latest creative projects, how-to advice and anything else you want people in your area to know.

Once you have an account, here are some examples of how you can stay involved Where You Live:

(These are just ideas to get you started. Feel free to come up with your own blog ideas!)

  • Post about your hobby: 
    Exercise 
    Photography 
    Scrapbooking 
    Hunting 
    Fishing 
    Couponing 
    Music reviews 
    Movie reviews 
    Local fashion

 

  • Are you that person who always takes photos at the high school's football games or at community festivals?  You can log in with your new account and create a gallery to show off your photos on our site.
  • Have a story idea that may need a reporter in our newsroom? Send us a news tip by emailing eyewitnessnews@13wmaz.com
  • Where You Live is your space for public conversation.  Feel free to comment on others' articles. New ideas can crop up just from simple conversations with others.
  • See something bizarre around town? Take a (cell phone) photo and post it to your community site! Maybe someone else will know the background story.
  • Add an event to our community calendar. Click "Add an Event"  on your community site's event section.
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Former Eatonton Police Involved in Collision with Log Truck

Former Eatonton Police Involved in Collision with Log Truck

 

Lake Oconee News
By Marla Pretty Brock

EATONTON – Georgia State Patrol troopers are awaiting toxicology reports before charging former Eatonton Police Officer Frank Day with driving under the influence after a head-on collision with a log truck on U.S. Highway 441, Monday morning, in Putnam County.