The Northeast Georgia Regional Transportation Roundtable (RTR) will meet on Wednesday, August 10, at 12:30 p.m. at the Oconee County Civic Center to review proposed road projects.
The projects would be funded by a penny tax for transportation that will go before voters in 2012.
The RTR will review the draft list of projects developed by the executive committee.
Proposed projects in Jackson County include:
A Braselton Parkway extension; Jefferson bypass from State Route 82 to State Route 15 Alt.; Gum Springs Church Road at Jackson Trail; State Route 11 intersection improvements; Hog Mountain Road from Valentine Industrial Parkway to State Route 82; I-85 at State Route 60 proposed interchange; Sam Freeman Road extension from State Route 523 to State Route 124; State Route 11 at State Route 124/Galilee Church Road intersection improvements; State Route 53 improvements; State Route 82 at County Farm Road intersection improvements; State Route 82 realignment/Airport Road; State Street/State Route 326 from Hwy. 441 to Hwy. 98; Thompson Mill Road at Ednaville Road intersection; west side parallel taxiway at the county airport; widening and reconstruction of Hwy. 53; widening projects along I-85; and widening of State Route 11/Hwy. 129 from State Route 332 to State Route 323.
Public meetings will be held next month at three locations throughout the region. The schedule is as follows:
•September 8, 6 p.m., Oconee County Civic Center, focusing on Jackson, Barrow, Clarke and Oconee counties.
•September 13, 6 p.m., Crawford Depot, focusing on Elbert, Greene, Madison and Oglethorpe counties.
•September 22, 6 p.m., location to be determined in Newton County, focusing on Jasper, Morgan, Newton, and Walton counties.