Henry County government leaders along with officials from Locust Grove met June 28 at the Atlanta headquarters of the Georgia Department of Transportation to make an official presentation of a $6 million allocation for the proposed new interchange at I-75 and Bethlehem Road.
Accompanied by commissioners Greg Cannon and Johnny Wilson, Board of Commissioners chair Carlotta Harrell presented a $5 million check for the county’s share of anticipated construction expenses, while Locust Grove Mayor Robert Price delivered a $1 million payment to offset preliminary engineering expenses.
Total costs are expected to exceed $100 million, with bids for construction likely to come in 2024, according to officials. Information: henrycounty-ga.com.
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