UPDATE – Avondale road work postponedPhoto obtained via the city of Avondale Estates website.
UPDATE: On May 2, the city reported that this work has been postponed.
“A Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) contractor announced that roadwork on U.S. 278, partially in Avondale Estates, will be delayed. The paving and milling project was previously expected to come through Avondale Estates starting Wednesday night, May 7, but has since been postponed until further notice,” the city said in its email to residents. “The City of Avondale Estates will keep residents and businesses posted with rescheduling updates.”
Here is the original story with the description of the paving work:
The city of Avondale Estates warns residents that they might run into some road closures
next week as the Georgia Department of Transportation paves the city’s main thoroughfare, US 278.
“Georgia Department of Transportation contractors will be milling and paving Mountain Drive (S.R. 10) and U.S. 278 (Covington Highway, Avondale Road and College Avenue)
starting Monday, May 5, and lasting for about three weeks mostly during overnight hours,” an announcement in the city’s newsletter says. “Lane closures are scheduled, so please plan ahead to avoid construction-related backups. The schedule will be fluid.”
Here is the paving schedule, provided by the city:
9 pm Monday to 5 am Tuesday, and again 9 pm Tuesday to 5 am Wednesday:
Contractors will be paving Mountain Drive (S.R. 10), starting at its intersection with Memorial Drive and heading west to its intersection with Covington Highway (S.R. 12). They’ll pave the left lanes Monday night, and the right lanes Tuesday night.
9 pm Wednesday to 5 am Thursday:
Contractors will be paving U.S. 278 from the Mountain Drive intersection to the Clarendon Avenue intersection. The westbound right lane will be closed during this time.
9 pm Thursday to 5 am Friday:
Contractors will be paving U.S. 278 from the Clarendon Avenue intersection to the Arcadia Avenue/Sam’s Crossing intersection. The westbound right lane will be closed during this time.
9 pm Friday to Noon Saturday:
Contractors will be paving U.S. 278 from the Arcadia Avenue/Sam’s Crossing intersection to the East Lake Drive intersection. The westbound right lane will be closed during this time.