The latest round of Georgia Department of Transportation contract awards include nearly $30 million worth of projects in Northwest Georgia counties. In Chattooga County, a $7.5 million bridge replacement of Ga. 48 over East Fork Little River is expected to run through May 2023. The contract went to Wright Brothers, which is based in Charleston, Tennessee

In Chattooga County, a $7.5 million bridge replacement of Ga. 48 over East Fork Little River is expected to run through May 2023. The contract went to Wright Brothers, which is based in Charleston, Tennessee.

There’s also $4.3 million to fund replacement of the bridge and approaches on Taliaferro Springs Road over the Chattooga River. Tidwell Construction Co. in Douglasville has through the end of 2019 to complete the work.

“Transportation projects like this one continue to positively influence the lives of the residents of Northwest Georgia by helping improve mobility and enhancing safety,“ said Grant Waldrop, district engineer at the GDOT office in Cartersville.