Traffic shift in Thomaston scheduled for morning of Dec. 16


THOMASTON, Ga. -- The Georgia Department of Transportation has announced a scheduled traffic shift to take place on State Route 96. It will begin Saturday, Dec. 16 at 7 a.m.

Initial work on the project began on Thursday, Dec. 14 on the operational changes to traffic signals along that road.

Intersections that will be affected during the traffic shift include State Route 96 at Oakey Wood, Old State Route 96 and Thompson Mill Rd. and State Route 96 and Old Hawkinsville Rd.

Please be aware that traffic on the side roads of R B Smith, Third Ave., County Rd. and Sunoco Drwy.

Local law enforcement, flaggers, barricades and cones will be on the scene to assist traffic through the work zone as each new traffic signal is activated.

The Georgia Department of Transportation recommends that drivers avoid this area until the work is completed in the mid-afternoon.

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