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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.

Eastman Adopt-a-Road Cleanup

Eastman Adopt-a-Road Cleanup

Community members are invited to participate in Alcoa's Adopt-a-Road cleanup in Eatman on September 13 from 8:30-10:30 a.m.

If you'd like to help, meet up in Alcoa's lobby at 50 Industrial Blvd. at 8:30 a.m.

Read the full release from Alcoa:

The Alcoa Architectural Products facility in Eastman celebrated Earth Day on April 22nd by picking up the trash along the one-mile Industrial Blvd.  This was the first effort by Alcoa employees to keep Eastman litter free by adopting Industrial Blvd.  The next clean-up is scheduled for Friday, September 13th from 8:30 to 10:00 AM.  Anyone wishing to help should meet in Alcoa’s lobby (50 Industrial Blvd) at 8:30 AM for a safety briefing.

Job Openings in Central Georgia

Job Openings in Central Georgia

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

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

Road Maintenance Scheduled in Pulaski County

Road Maintenance Scheduled in Pulaski County

Routine road maintenance has been scheduled through Dooly, Houston, Macon, Peach, Pulaski, Bibb, Monroe and Twiggs counties this week, according to a news release from the Georgia Department of Transportation.

Most of this tentatively scheduled work will only mean a shoulder or median lane closure.

The road work is scheduled Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. as long as the weather allows.

Here's where to expect maintenance:

Dooly

--Mowing SR 27 and SR 230

Houston

--Litter pick-up along I-75 between mile markers 123 and 140

--Trimming overgrown vegetation along SR 11

Macon