Houston & Peach

Lane shifts expected on Ga. 127 in Houston next week

Lane shifts are expected next week on Ga. 127 in Houston County, the Georgia Department of Transportation said.

According to a state DOT news release, southbound traffic will be shifted Wednesday and northbound lanes Thursday. The shift, required to complete construction of new travel lanes, is expected from north of Lake Joy Road to Bear Branch Road.

Speed limits have been reduced in the construction area and are expected to be strictly enforced, the release said.

The planned lane shifts may change based on contractors’ needs, weather conditions or other factors, the release said.