At least 12 Chattooga County roads are scheduled for repaving in the coming months, according to Commissioner Jason Winters.
The county will use $162,000 in sales tax funds to help pay for the paving. The Georgia Department of Transportation will pay the remaining cost –$603,400. It’s part of the DOT’s Local Maintenance and Improvement Grant (LMIG) program.
The roads scheduled for repaving include:
* Farmersville Road, Subligna: It’s a 1.5 mile stretch of road from the bridge to Bethel Church Road.
* Shields Road, Gore: It’s a .8 mile stretch from the bridge to Gore-Subligna Road.
* Unity Church Road, Gore: It’s 1.1 miles of section from Packer Dairy Road to U.S. 27.
* Rowell Road, Summerville: It’s .8 miles from Hwy. 114 to the dead end.
* Oak Hill Road, Lyerly: It’s 1.6 miles of pavement from Josh Ward Road to Owens Dairy Road.
* Reservoir Road, Summerville: It’s .3 miles of road from Back Berryton Road to the dead end.
* Ridgeway Road, Trion: It’s 1.2 miles from Old Hwy. 27 to Old Justice Road.
* Dry Creek Road, Subligna: It’s three miles of paving from East Armuchee Road to the bridge.
* Back Valley Road, Lyerly: It’s 2.2 miles of paving from Oak Hill Road to Ragland Road.
* North Elizabeth Street, Summerville: It’s .2 miles of paving from Farrar Drive to the dead end.
* North Hill Street, Summerville: It’s .2 miles of paving from North Elizabeth Street to Ellen Street.
* River Road, Lyerly: It’s .2 miles of paving from Oak Hill Road to the dead end.