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Highway 67 project on back burner
U.S. 80 improvements also in federal funding wish list
DOT-STIP BarrowNagel
Congressman John Barrow discusses projects in his district with Georgia Department of Transportation District 5 spokeswoman Jill Nagel during Thursday's transportation plan open house. - photo by AL HACKLE/Staff
The widening of Georgia Highway 67 — Statesboro’s Fair Road — to four lanes down to Interstate 16 shows up as a $36.4 million item in the proposed Statewide Transportation Improvement Program, with right-of-way purchases funded in 2016 and construction “after 2017.” It’s Bulloch County’s biggest project in the $4 billion, four-year improvement program. Georgia Department of Transportation staff members hosted an open house in the Bulloch County Commissioners’ boardroom Thursday to inform people about the statewide plan for putting federal tax dollars to use on highway projects.
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