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SPEED LIMIT TO BE INCREASED TO 70 M.P.H. ON I-75 IN CRISP COUNTY

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CRISP COUNTY – Georgia DOT District Engineer, Joe Sheffield announces the speed limit on Interstate 75 in Northern Crisp County will be increased from 60 miles per hour to 70 miles per hour by 6 p.m., Monday, June 20, weather permitting. The speed limit will be changed between mile marker 99 and mile marker 106. The current construction project is not complete and contractors are still working in the area.

Georgia DOT urges travelers to call 511 for updated information about this or any other construction project on interstates and state routes. Georgia 511 is a free phone service that provides real-time traffic and travel information statewide, such as traffic conditions, incidents, lane closures, and delays due to inclement weather. Callers also can transfer to operators to request assistance or report incidents 24 hours a day, seven days a week. More information is available at www.511ga.org.

The Georgia Department of Transportation is committed to providing a safe, seamless and sustainable transportation system that supports Georgia’s economy and is sensitive to both its citizens and its environment. Additional transportation revenues are imperative to grow and sustain Georgia’s economic vitality and quality of life through the 21st Century.  Georgia is the 6th fastest-growing state in the nation, yet 49th in per capita spending on transportation.  For general information on the Georgia DOT, please visit our Web site (www.dot.ga.gov).

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