Press Release: Georgia Department of Transportation
When: Approximately 9-10 a.m., Thursday, August 8; continuing until further notice.
Where: State Route 35/U.S. Highway 319/Tifton Highway near Sam Rentz Road in northeast Colquitt County.
What: In conjunction with the $17.2 million widening and turn lanes construction project on SR 35/US 319/Tifton Highway in Colquitt and Tift counties, contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation will be shifting all SR 35/US 319 traffic to the two northbound lanes (with one NB lane dedicated to travel in each direction) and closing the two southbound lanes. All work is weather contingent.
Personnel and heavy equipment will be working in close proximity to the roadway. Motorists are requested to drive slowly and exercise extreme caution in this work zone.