CARTERSVILLE, Ga. – Construction work could soon begin on widening State Route (SR) 20 in Bartow County. Georgia DOT has just awarded a contract to C.W. Matthews Contracting Company of Marietta valued at close to $16 million for a construction project on SR 20 in Bartow County. The project consists of the relocation of SR 20 from SR 61 at the existing Peeples Valley Road intersection on a new location to the existing SR 20 near the Wal-Mart development, then widening the existing SR 20 from this location to I-75 in Bartow County. The project has a total length of 2.15 miles.
The widening and relocation project on Highway 20 is scheduled to be completed by the end of May 2016, at a construction cost of $15,733,304. Information on construction and lane closure schedules on this project will be forthcoming before work begins.