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Residents Can Learn About Georgia 400 Toll Plaza Demolition

The State Road and Tollway Authority has set four public input meetings plans to informed residents about the tolls ending on the state highway that runs through Cumming.

By Kristal Dixon

Georgia's plan to end toll collection and demolish the toll booths along Georgia 400 will be the topic of discussion at four upcoming public information meetings, two of which are set for Cumming.

The State Road and Tollway Authority has scheduled the meetings to give residents information on plans to end the practice of collecting tolls and to remove the booths along Georgia 400 in Buckhead. 

The state is set to pay off its bond debt and halt collecting tolls on the state highway by the end of the year. The ending date is tentatively set for the week before Thanksgiving. 

The meetings are scheduled for:
Along with learning about the demolition project, residents will be able to learn about other Georgia transportation options. 

SRTA notes the cost of the project is $4.5 million, and $3.5 million of the cost covers construction associated with the demolition. 

Newnan-based Southeastern Site Development, Inc. was tapped to perform the project, which will be managed by the Georgia Department of Transportation.


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