Saturday October 10th, 2015 7:00AM

GDOT approves $18.8M contract for widening of Ga. 20 in Forsyth Co.

By Staff
ATLANTA - The state Department of Transportation has awarded an $18.8 million contract for the widening of State Route 20 from Samples Road to James Burgess Road in Forsyth County.

The 2.75-mile project will widen the now two-lane route to A four-lane divided highway with sidewalks. The contract was awarded to C.W. Matthews Contracting, Inc. of Marietta for $18.8 million with a completion date of November 30, 2016. Construction is expected to begin this summer.

Once the work is underway, a total of 7.53 miles of SR 20 will be under construction in three projects from James Burgess in Forsyth County to Peachtree Industrial Boulevard in Gwinnett County.

If you would like to receive email updates on this road work, contact tpope@dot.ga.gov.

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