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Restrooms Closed at I-75 Rest Area in Georgia

The Georgia Department of Transportation reports that the bathrooms are closed for sewage system repairs at the Interstate 75 South rest area in Turner County, which is located between exits 75 and 78.

The other sections of the building and the parking lot remain open. A vendor will repair the system and it’s not known at this time when the bathrooms will reopen.


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I-75 Rest Areas in Georgia to Close for Renovations

The Georgia Department of Transportation reports that the Interstate 75 north and south rest areas in Cook County will close for renovations at 8:00 a.m. March 27, 2017.

Closing rest areas five and six will avoid possible injuries to the motoring public and will allow the contractor to complete work as quickly as possible. Construction is scheduled to be complete by August 24, 2017. The rest areas are between I-75 exits 45 and 49.

Improvements will see building upgrades as well as repairs to parking lots, sidewalks and picnic canopies. All lighting will be upgraded to LED.


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I-75 Welcome Center in Georgia Reopens

Here is some good news for travelers on Interstate 75 in Northwest Georgia. Renovation and retrofitting work on the Georgia Welcome Center on I-75 South in Ringgold has been completed and the Center is now open.

The Ringgold Welcome Center has been closed for renovation since November 30, 2015. During that renovation and beautification time, motorists had no access to the Georgia Welcome Center driveway, parking areas or building.

Renovations to the Georgia Welcome Center in Ringgold included new signage, repairing both car and truck parking lots, landscaping, lighting, and painting the entire building.

The 10,200 square foot Georgia Welcome Center on I-75 just south of the Tennessee State line was first built and opened to visitors in 1997.


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Georgia I-75 Welcome Center to Close for Renovations

The Georgia Welcome Center on Interstate 75 in Ringgold will close for renovations starting Monday, November 30, 2015 for a maximum of 110 days. Motorists will have no access to the Welcome Center driveway, parking areas or building during this renovation and beautification time. Signs are up informing visitors of the scheduled closure, following the Thanksgiving holiday.

Renovations to the Georgia Welcome Center in Ringgold will include new signage, repairing both car and truck parking lots, re-striping parking lots, landscaping, repair roof and gutter leaks, replacing HVAC system, installing new plumbing fixtures with automatic flush valves and motion sensors, updating fire alarm system, replacing wall switches with occupancy sensors, replacing all light fixtures with LED light fixtures, repairing/replacing drywall as necessary, and painting the entire building.

The 10,200 square foot Welcome Center on I-75 just south of the Tennessee State line opened in 1997. These major renovations are expected to be completed within 110 days at a construction cost of $825,000. The Welcome Center is scheduled to be reopened by March 21 or once remodeling and retrofitting work is complete. Motorists will not be able to access the Welcome Center driveway, parking areas or building during the November 30, 2015 to March 21, 2016 construction time.

Funds for the renovation and beautification of the Georgia welcome centers and rest areas come from revenues collected from the Georgia LOGO program. The Georgia LOGO program offers businesses advertising along highway interchanges through placement of names and logos on signs approaching exits. It generates approximately $3.3 million annually.


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