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Antioch Church Rd/ Hwy. 515 intersection work begins

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Damon Howell / Photo

A view of the work site, looking south towards the Antioch Church Road crossing on Highway 515 in Talking Rock.


By W. Grant Waldrop 

District Engineer

District Six – Northwest Georgia

Georgia DOT 


Some readers may be wondering about orange cones appearing on Highway 515 at Antioch Church Road in Northern Pickens County. They mark the start of construction work on a Georgia DOT intersection improvements project at that location. The department has recently awarded a contract for the project to enhance safety and improve mobility at this intersection by installing a Reduced Conflict UTurn intersection (R-CUT). 

While construction activities are just beginning, the project has been in the making since 2005 when the need for this project was first identified in the Pickens County Transportation Study.

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