New highway projects headed to Richmond, Columbia counties

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Monday, Aug. 4, 2014

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- A couple of new highway construction projects are headed to Richmond and Columbia counties.

The Georgia Department of Transportation announced on Monday there will be two new highway projects coming to our area.

The first is in Columbia County with a $9.9 million addition. Georgia DOT said it plans on creating a southbound passing lane and a new bridge over Keg Creek between Leah and Pollards Corner. They said crews hope to be done with the project by the end of 2016.

The next project's in Richmond county where six miles of Bobby Jones Expressway, from Mike Padgett Highway to the South Carolina border, will be resurfaced. Georgia DOT said this project costs $6.6 million and should be done within a year from now.

Click here to see where the construction's headed.

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