partlycloudy
Sunday May 1st, 2016 9:26PM

GDOT working several problem areas in NE Ga.

By Staff
GAINESVILLE - Georgia Department of Transportation crews were working several problem areas in northeast Georgia as of noon today.

"Please be wary if you must drive today especially when driving on bridges as icing occurs on bridges first. We are starting to get reports of icing on bridges so please slow down, give yourself plenty of space between you and the vehicle in front of you and use lower gears on your vehicle for additional traction. Currently it is snowing across Northeast Georgia but not sticking to roadways. Crews are plowing snow in higher elevations specifically in the Mountains. We ask you to please stay home and not drive unless it is an emergency," said Bayne Smith, District Engineer for Northeast Georgia.

Georgia DOT
© Copyright 2016 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Grass fire impacts rush hour traffic on 985
Rush hour traffic on I-985 was slowed by a grass fire Wednesay afternoon with one lane closed while firefighters fought the blaze.
10:19PM ( 1 year ago )
Judge denies motions to move, delay Tsarnaev trial
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's decision to not move his upcoming trial out of state.
10:02PM ( 1 year ago )
Sheriff: Man shot 2 on I-85 because he wanted car
A 22-year-old man shot two people who stopped to give him a ride on Interstate 85 in South Carolina on Christmas Eve because he wanted their car to drive to Georgia, a sheriff said Wednesday.
5:21PM ( 1 year ago )
Local/State News
DNR searching Lake Lanier for missing man
Officials with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources have been searching Lake Lanier for a man who was reported missing in South Hall County.
9:13PM ( 13 minutes ago )
Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Humane Society receives $5,000 grant
The BISSELL Pet Foundation, supported in part by BISSELL Homecare, Inc., has awarded $5,000 to The Dahlonega Lumpkin County Humane Society to support its life-saving efforts.
By AccessWDUN staff
9:00PM ( 26 minutes ago )
Elephants perform for final time at Ringling Bros. circus
Elephants are performing for the last time at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus on Sunday
7:50PM ( 1 hour ago )
Police searching for Florida man for shooting ex-girlfriend outside Gwinnett Walmart
Police are searching for a Florida man accused of shooting his former girlfriend outside a Walmart in suburban Atlanta.
By Associated Press
7:03PM ( 2 hours ago )
HCFS promotes Tipton to Brigade Commander
Hall County Fire Services announces the promotion of Dennis Tipton to the rank of Brigade Commander.
6:00PM ( 3 hours ago )