WHAT:         As part of its integrated roadside vegetation management program, Georgia DOT Maintenance

crews begin on Monday their work on trimming overgrown vegetation along State Route (SR) 61 and

SR 20 in Bartow County, SR 166 In Carroll County, SR  151 in Catoosa County, Interstate 575 in

Cherokee County, SR 5 in Fannin County, SR 156 and SR 136 Connector in Gordon County, Interstate

20 in Haralson County, SR 52 Alternate and SR 286 in Murray County, SR 6 in Paulding County, SR

53 in Pickens County, SR 101 in Polk County, SR 193, SR 341 and SR 157 in Walker County and

SR 201 in Whitfield County.  Work will proceed daily between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.,

weather permitting.


Integrated roadside vegetation management is a method to bring together social and cultural elements,

biological concerns, and mechanical treatments to economically manage roadsides for motorist safety,

environmental health and visual quality.


WHEN:         Tuesday, January 20 through Friday, January 23, 2015 from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.


WHERE:      Bartow County: SR 61 and SR 20

                       Carroll County: SR 166

Catoosa County: SR 151

Cherokee County: Interstate 575

                       Fannin County: SR 5

Gordon County:  SR 156 and SR 136

Haralson County: Interstate 20

Murray County: SR 52 Alternate and SR 286

Paulding County:  SR 6

Pickens County: SR 53

Polk County: SR 101

Walker County: SR 193, SR 341 and SR 157

Whitfield County:  SR 201