Driving Me Crazy!: Drivers ready to see construction end on Jeffersonville, Millerfield Road

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Chris Floore says they anticipate crews will full this enterprise in late spring to mid-summer time 2022.

MACON, Ga. — Touring round Central Georgia, All of us know All of the drawback spots. They’re places wright here driving is troublesome, And even dangerous.

One Macon man Is in a place to see enchancment on Jeffersonville and Millerfield Road come to an finish. Daily, Danny Greene makes a pit cease at his favourite nook retailer, Jim Meals Mart.

The store is shut to his house On the intersection of The two roads, and It is an intersection He is no stranger to.

“3, 4, 5, 6 events a day,” Greene said.

That is how typically he travels each roads, however He isn’t On A daily basis joyful about doing it. 

“I do know them pretty good, however A particular person, A One which Does not know them? It Might be Sort of dangerous for them,” Greene said.

In 2018, Macon-Bibb County introduced the Jeffersonville Road Improvement Project.

The enterprise focmakes use of on widening the roads, changing the bridge over Walnut Creek, including sidestrolls and lighting; and changing the visitors lights at Jeffersonville Road and Emery, and Jeffersonville and Millerfield. 

Modifications that Greene says Want to be made.

“We Did not have any sidestrolls and stuff. We had nowright here to stroll over tright here and it was exact dangerous. Second, the roads had holes Inside them thOn They might by no means repair for yrs and yrs. The bridge, they have been Alleged to be repairing that — It has been over 20 yrs, They solely acquired the bridge carried out final yr,” Greene said.

He says he’s grateful for The event, however not how prolonged It is taking. It’s troublesome for drivers and pedestrians to navigate. 

“We come up right here They typically’ve been Engaged on this road However It is tore all up, and it appears like They will do A greater job and It is simply… It is driving me loopy,” Greene said.

He is In a place to see the enterprise fulld. 

“I even have to see thOn the roads are safe to wright here The youngsters can stroll up and down right here And by no means have to be Inside the freeway, You understand,” he said.

He hopes It is carried out within a yr. 13WMAZ reached out to Chris Floore with Macon-Bibb County.

Floore says they anticipate crews will full this enterprise in late spring to mid-summer time. He additionally says That is typically a enterprise that neighborhoods round Jeffersonville Road have anticipated for yrs and that It is thrilling to be virtually carried out with it.

Although It is nonetheless A bit in progress, Floore says It’s going to be a a lot safer road for anyone that makes use of it.

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