The Georgia Department of Transportation officials were in Garden City yesterday sharing their plans for the proposed improvement projects which includes a new interchange at Interstate 95 and Interstate 16.
this open house, GDOT two major components to this important project. First,
I-16 will go from two lanes to three lanes in both directions. The widening
will begin near 5-16 and continue through Pooler.
After that is completed. the GDOT will reconfigure the I-16/I-95 interchange.
The new interchange will be a turbine configuration interchange. According to GDOT, this will only be the second turbine configuration interchange in the country, so it’s a new concept. It will use different ramps and lanes to prevent drivers from having to weave and merge into different lanes.
The new I-16 and I-95 reconfiguration project is scheduled to begin at the end of this year.