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A smoother ride in the works for motorists on Interstate 75 in Gordon and Whitfield counties
Monday, May 28, 2018- 8:14 a.m. 
DALTON, Ga. – Work could begin soon on resurfacing Interstate 75 between Calhoun and Dalton in Northwest Georgia. Georgia DOT has just awarded a contract to C.W. Matthews, Contracting Company, Inc. of Marietta, Georgia, valued at close to $38 million for a construction project to resurface a 19-mile portion of the freeway.
The project includes 19.272 miles of milling and plant mix resurfacing on I-75, beginning north State Route 156/Redbud Road in Gordon County and extending to just north of Tibbs Road in Whitfield County.   
“This project and others like it in northwest Georgia add up to these two things- better mobility and a better quality of life for all the area’s residents,” said Dewayne Comer, district engineer at the Georgia DOT office in Cartersville.
This resurfacing project is scheduled to be completed by the end of March 2019, at a construction cost of $37,626,200. Information on construction and lane closure schedules on this project will be forthcoming before work begins.  
More details on this and other projects in the Department’s most recent bid awards are available via Award Announcement Download at