Work is wrapping up on the interchange of Interstate 285 and Atlanta Road in Cobb County after 4 years.
Photo: Channel 2 Action News
Photo: Channel 2 Action News

GDOT sorry for Cobb road project 1 year off schedule, $3M over budget

After four years and $3 million extra on the taxpayer tab, the road project at Interstate 285 and Atlanta Road should be done by the end of this month.

The roadwork, which had an estimated $40 million pricetag, was stalled a year by a bad bridge design, a land dispute and weather delays, spokeswoman Natalie Dale told Channel 2 Action News.

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“We want them to know how sorry we are for the inconvenience we've caused,” Dale said. “Certainly, when we go into a project like this this isn’t how we want the ending outcome to be.”

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