The old bridge has been demoed and one test pile have been driven along with one concrete spread footing formed and scheduled to pour tomorrow on the Spaulding County side. Grading operations have started on the Fayette County side mainly with embankment fill.
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Please be advised that the boat ramps at Lake Horton have been closed due to low water levels. Ramps will reopen once the water level rises back to the concrete on the ramps. For more information contact the Marshal’s Office at 770-320-6070.
Over the past few years Fayette County has been working with the Georgia Department of Transportation, the Atlanta Regional Commission and Spalding County to replace the McIntosh Road Bridge over the Flint River. The existing bridge is 544 feet long, 25.8 feet wide and was built in 1950. It is posted with weight restrictions and is substandard in areas of load capacity, structural integrity, shoulder width and guardrails.
The new bridge will be approximately 385 feet long, 36 feet wide and have no posted weight restrictions. The total project length is 1,300 feet, which includes 915 feet of roadway approach improvements.
All design and land acquisition work is complete. Construction started on 29 September 2016 and is scheduled for completion in one year. The construction phase of the project is being managed by the Georgia Department of Transportation.
Fayette County Department of Fire & Emergency Services would like to remind all Fayette County residents that the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) Open Burning Ban will be in effect May 1 through September 30, 2016. Fayette County is part of 45 surrounding counties that are subject to the open burning ban during the summer months. No outdoor burning will be allowed until the ban is lifted on October 1, 2016.
Fayette County Department of Fire and Emergency Services, Fire Chief David J. Scarbrough states, "It is very important for all citizens in Fayette County to follow the burn ban rules and regulations for the health and safety of our citizens during these months."”"
For more information about the ban and safe outdoor burning residents can visit the Fire & Emergency Services Outdoor Burning / Permit page.
The Fayette County Commission holds regular meetings on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 7pm in the Administrative Complex located at 140 Stonewall Avenue West, Fayetteville, GA 30214.
Fayette County’s Board of Commissioners has approved a referendum for a one-cent special purpose local option sales tax (SPLOST) that will fund transportation, stormwater infrastructure, public safety, and facilities. If approved by the voters in March 2017,...
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