Damon Howell / Photo
A view of the work site, looking south towards the Antioch Church Road crossing on Highway 515 in Talking Rock.
By W. Grant Waldrop
District Six – Northwest Georgia
Some readers may be wondering about orange cones appearing on Highway 515 at Antioch Church Road in Northern Pickens County. They mark the start of construction work on a Georgia DOT intersection improvements project at that location. The department has recently awarded a contract for the project to enhance safety and improve mobility at this intersection by installing a Reduced Conflict UTurn intersection (R-CUT).
While construction activities are just beginning, the project has been in the making since 2005 when the need for this project was first identified in the Pickens County Transportation Study.
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