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Massive Hwy. 53 project “looking hopeful”

Hwy 53 at Ingles

     Road project bids may happen in 2020 - After being on the drawing board for more than 20 years, the main route leading from the four-lane to downtown Jasper may see widening, new construction, and a one-way section in the next few years.

     A Georgia DOT project to widen and reconstruct Highway 53 from Highway 515 into downtown Jasper that has been on the state’s books for two decades appears to be moving forward, with it anticipated to be let for bids in late 2020.  

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