January 11, 2011 by USA Post
Gdot, Dangerous, icy roads threaten pilots Atlanta. “I am from Jonesboro and coming here is like a patch of ice, even on the highway,” Berrin said Carver. Drivers trying to get somewhere in a hurry were just turning their wheels. The Georgia Department of Transportation warns road conditions will worsen by Tuesday morning.
“It’s just not wise to be outside. My biggest concern is people will be back to work; the roads will be in worse shape in the morning tomorrow, “David Spear, a spokesman said GDOT. Spear said many roads had already been treated with salt and gravel began to freeze He urged drivers to stay off the roads until at least Tuesday afternoon.
CBS Atlanta found the hot spots around Atlanta including 10th Street in downtown.
The street had a thick layer of ice that covers it.
The driver of a tractor-trailer lost control target and had to call a tow truck on 10th Street. Some pilots described in driving the streets of the city as a nightmare. It took us about an hour and a half. We were in Lenox Mall. The only thing we cannot do is tried to climb the hills. When you climb a hill it crashes,” Gibson said Bishop pilot.
A public information open house to discuss the proposed project the Ministry of Transport of Georgia to improve the intersection of State Route (SR) 52 and Dug Gap Mountain Road west of I-75 to Whitfield County is scheduled for Thursday, January 6, 2011, from 5 to 7 pm The meeting will be held at Dalton freight depot, located at 305 South Depot Street in the town of Dalton.
“We want to hear the views and concerns of all area residents,” said Kent Sager, district engineer office in Cartersville Georgia DOT.
“The Ministry of Transport of Georgia strongly believes that since this project is intended to serve the people of Whitfield County, ideas and preferences of these people are important,” says Sager. “This meeting will give the public an opportunity to review the proposed project, ask questions and express their preferences and their concerns. “
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