They vote 5:30 PM this evening on finally fixing the railroad bridge over Old Quitman Highway. As you can see in the videos below of yesterday morning’s Work Session, County Engineer Mike Fletcher said it’s taken long negotiations with CSC and GDOT, ending up with realigning the road to go across the railroad at 90 degrees.
Way back in 2011 this Old Quitman Road bridge was on the T-SPLOST list. Old Quitman Road itself was announced on a striping and citing list 2013-10-08 and on an LMIG resurfacing list 2014-03-24 and 2014-03-25. It was said to be the only road for which the speed limit is being changed 2015-03-23 and 2015-03-24. And they fixed a culvert on private Carter Way before they got to this RR bridge on Old Quitman Road. But now they’re doing it, and they didn’t need T-SPLOST for that after all.
See also the agenda.
- 1. Call to Order. 4. Minutes for Approval
- 5.a. REZ-2016-16 Livingston Properties, Bemiss Knights Academy Rd
- 5.b. REZ-2016-17 Grove Pointe Ph 6, Dasher Grove Rd,
- 5.c. Abandonment of Strong Road
- 6.a. 2015 CDBG, Children’s Advocacy Center Property Transaction
- 6.b. 2015 CDBG, Children’s Advocacy Center Agreements/Documents
- 6.c. Resolution to Adopt the Lowndes County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update
- 6.d. Abandonment of Unopened Right of Way off of Pikes Pond Road
- 6.e. Quit Claim Deed for Abandoned ROW on Old Miller Concrete Property
- 6.f. Section 5311 Rural Transportation Program Capital Contract
- 6.g. Surveying and Engineering Service for Old Quitman Road Bridge
- 7.a. Bids – Bid for Firefighter Personal Protective Equipment
- 8. Reports – County Manager – add to Agenda HEAT grant
- 8. Reports – County Manager – add to agenda Snake Nation Road repairs
- 8. Reports – County Manager – Hurricane Recovery Report
- 10. Meeting Adjournment
Here’s a video playlist:
Videos: Finally, Wright Road RR Bridge
Work Session, Lowndes County Commission (LCC),
Video by Gretchen Quarterman for Lowndes Area Knowledge Exchange (LAKE),
Valdosta, Lowndes County, Georgia, September 12, 2016.
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