SPLOST Projects Explained

The Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission’s Regional Transportation Roundtable Executive Committee will hold two public meetings to enable the public to learn more about the Regional T-SPLOST referendum of 2010 and the proposed referendum for November, 2020.
The 2020 referendum will decide whether or not to continue a one percent sales tax to fund transportation projects in the Heart of Georgia Altamaha area, which includes Jeff Davis, Appling, Bleckley, Candler, Dodge, Emanuel, Evans, Johnson, Laurens, Montgomery, Tattnall, Telfair, Toombs, Treutlen, Wayne, Wheeler and Wilcox counties.
The projects currently being funded and projects proposed for the 2020 referendum will be available for review and comment.
The meetings are scheduled for July 15, 5-6:30 p.m. at Baxley City Hall, and July 16, 5-6:30 p.m. at Vidalia City Hall Annex-Municipal Courtroom.
T-SPLOST projects underway in Jeff Davis County and their budgets are:
• Bridge replacement at SR 135 over Altamaha River — $6,963,332.
• Resurfacing and maintenance of John Long Road — $143,800.
• Resurfacing and maintenance of Bridgeford Church Road — $938,980.
• Resurfacing and maintenance of C.A. Holmes Road — $99,400.
• Resurfacing and maintenance of Pat Dixon Road — $537,600
• Resurfacing and maintenance of Buford Road — $75,600.
• Resurfacing and maintenance of John Osburne Road — $80,080.
• Resurfacing and maintenance of J.A. Yawn Road — $323,120.
• Resurfacing and maintenance of W.H. Smith Road — $637,420.
• Resurfacing and maintenance of McDaniel Road — $78,680.
• Resurfacing and maintenance of North Miller Street, Hazlehurst — $84,000.
• Resurfacing and maintenance of Latimer Street, Hazlehurst — $112,000.
• Resurfacing and maintenance of West Odum Street, Hazlehurst — $98,000.
• Resurfacing and maintenance of Pat Dixon Road, Hazlehurst — $42,000.
• Resurfacing and maintenance of Hatten Still Road, Hazlehurst — $245,000.
• Resurfacing and maintenance of Pine Street, Hazlehurst — $56,000.
• Resurfacing and maintenance of Hester Street, Hazlehurst — $56,000.
• Resurfacing and maintenance of Girtman Street, Hazlehurst — $98,000.
• Resurfacing and maintenance of Williams Street, Hazlehurst — $168,000.
• Resurfacing and maintenance of Martin Luther King Drive, Hazlehurst — $105,000.
• South Tallahassee Street sidewalk — $7,500.
• Burketts Ferry Road sidewalk — $45,000.
• Collins Street sidewalk — $125,000.
T-SPLOST projects proposed in the 2020 referendum and the budgets are:
• Resurfacing and maintenance of Philadelphia Church Road — $547,200.
• Resurfacing and maintenance of Satilla Church Road — $245,000.
• Resurfacing and maintenance of Elizabeth Church Road — $412,975.
• Resurfacing and maintenance of Kersey Street, Hazlehurst — $98,000.
• Resurfacing and maintenance of Sycamore Street, Hazlehurst — $21,000.
• Resurfacing and maintenance of East Plum Street, Hazlehurst — $84,000.
• Resurfacing and maintenance of Collins Street, Hazlehurst — $98,000.
• Resurfacing and maintenance of Wilson Street, Hazlehurst — $140,000.
For more information, see the legals page.

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