Resurfacing on I-59 Southbound Begins Monday 


The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) has shared news regarding the upcoming roadwork on Interstate 59 in Dade County.

WHAT: Weather permitting, crews in northwest Georgia will close Monday the right southbound lane and shoulder of I-59 for a resurfacing project extending from SR 136 to Slygo Road. The resurfacing in both directions is expected to be finished in early winter.

WHEN: Beginning Monday, April 15, Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.

WHERE: The right southbound lane and shoulder on I-59 will be closed from State Route 136 to Slygo Road.

  • Advisory:  Motorists are advised to expect delays, exercise caution, and reduce their speed while traveling through work zones. Before heading out, get real-time information on work status and traffic conditions. Call 511, visit, or download the Georgia 511 app. Our maintenance team members who repair roads and bridges and our project teams who oversee construction projects are continuing their essential work, while following sanitary work practices prescribed by health agencies to protect themselves and the public from the coronavirus, as are most state DOTs in the U.S.