Lanier County Detour Required For SR 64 Bridge Replacements

| April 6, 2016

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LANIER Co. – Georgia Department of Transportation projects to replace state Route 64 bridges over Five Mile and Ten Mile creeks will result in a traffic detour.

The existing Five Mile Creek bridge is closing and the nearby Ten Mile Creek bridge will be accessible to local traffic only.

Both bridges were built in 1961 and will be replaced with bridges that meet current Georgia DOT standards. Construction will start with the new bridge over Five Mile Creek; when it is complete, the contractor will begin work on the Ten Mile Creek bridge. The construction cost of each bridge is $3.7 million and the contractor is Southeastern Site Development Inc. of Newnan.

When: Begins April 11; construction is scheduled to be complete in October 2017.

Where: Five Mile and Ten Mile creeks on SR 64 near Lakeland, Lanier County. The detour route follows.

Eastbound traffic beginning at the intersection of SR 64 and SR 37 in Ray City:
· South along SR 37 for approximately 7.8 miles to Lakeland
· North along SR 135 for approximately 6.9 miles to the intersection of SR 64 east of the project

Westbound traffic beginning at the intersection of SR 64 and SR 135:
· South along SR 135 for approximately 6.9 miles to Lakeland
· North along SR 37 for approximately 7.8 miles to the intersection of SR 64 in Ray City west of the project

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