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Watch for roadside mowing in Pickens County this week



WHEN: Monday, May 7 through Thursday, May 10, 2012 from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: State Route (SR) 53 in Pickens County

WHAT Georgia DOT’s Maintenance crews will Georgia DOT’s maintenance crews will be mowing the roadsides of SR 53 Pickens County . Work will proceed daily between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., weather permitting.

Each day, hundreds of Georgia Department of Transportation employees and contractors work on dozens of highway, bridge and intersection improvements throughout the state.  Their work often brings them and heavy machinery in close proximity to travel lanes. Fifty-seven Georgia DOT personnel and many more motorists, passengers and contractors’ workers have been killed in highway work zone accidents since 1973.  Please help us prevent these tragedies by slowing down; being especially attentive and cautious as you pass through construction work zones; and always driving responsibly.  Safer Driving; Safer Work Zones for Everyone.  For information on the Department of Transportation, visit (


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