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Russell Gate changes ahead

Russell Gate changes ahead

Beginning March 17, five of the six lanes of the Russell Parkway gate will be open to inbound-only traffic on weekdays between 6 and 8 a.m.

The change will increase 'throughput' on to the base during the morning, without compromising security.

It is the result of considerable coordination involving base and county officials, as well as feedback about morning traffic concerns from the entire Team Robins workforce.

"We want to try something new and different to solve a persistent problem," said Col. Chris Hill, Installation commander. "This is a test. If it proves to be a success, we will work together with our mission partners to ensure gate operations are sustainable."
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GDOT launches Twitter feeds for specific highways

GDOT launches Twitter feeds for specific highways

ATLANTA (WXIA) -- The Georgia Department of Transportation has created 16 new Twitter accounts for traffic alerts throughout the state.

Each feed is tailored to a specific highway or region, according to GDOT spokeswoman Chata Spikes.

Spikes told 11Alive only serious accidents will be tweeted, as opposed to every single stall and fender bender on the highways.

Job openings in Central Georgia

Job openings in Central Georgia

Each Thursday, a Georgia Department of Labor representative joins 13WMAZ toshare several open jobs in the Central Georgia area.

You can watch this on 13WMAZ-TV on Thursday mornings and again at 5 p.m.

Job openings in Central Georgia

Job openings in Central Georgia

Each Thursday, a Georgia Department of Labor representative joins 13WMAZ toshare several open jobs in the Central Georgia area.

You can watch this on 13WMAZ-TV on Thursday mornings and again at 5 p.m.

Job openings in Central Georgia

Job openings in Central Georgia

Each Thursday, a Georgia Department of Labor representative joins 13WMAZ toshare several open jobs in the Central Georgia area.

You can watch this on 13WMAZ-TV on Thursday mornings and again at 5 p.m.

I-75 lanes to close for guardrail repair

I-75 lanes to close for guardrail repair

Crews plan to close specific lanes and shoulders for guardrail on I-75 north and southbound Thursday.

See where those closures will be, according to a GDOT news release.

Houston: I-75 SB, at mile marker 128, 8 a.m. until 10 a.m., single right lane closure and I-75 NB, between mile markers 130 and 131, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., single left lane closure

Peach: I-75 NB, at mile marker 148, 2 p.m. until 4 p.m., single left lane closure

Lamar: I-75 NB, at mile marker 200, 4 p.m. until 6 p.m., right lane closure

Butts: I-75 NB, at mile marker 203, 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., single left lane closure

Henry: I-75 NB, between mile markers 209 and 210, 8 p.m. until midnight, single right lane closure

Job Openings in Perry

Job Openings in Perry

Call the Department of Labor Career Center at (478) 751-6164 and give them the job number of the position that interests you. You can also check out other jobs on the Georgia Department of Labor's website.