MACON, Ga. — Significant upgrades and repairs are coming to roads and bridges and transportation infrastructure across Macon-Bibb County and Middle Georgia. That help is on the way now, thanks to the bipartisan infrastructure law we passed in Congress," said Senator Jon Ossoff, who spoke in Macon Friday.
Build Back Better funding is coming to Central Georgia, according to Senator Ossoff, who announced the Peach State will receive more than $200 million to go toward repairing bridges in poor condition, including the one on Spring Street near the Riverwalk in Macon.
The money will be allocated over five years to repair nearly 400 Georgia bridges.
The senator says he is working with the Department of Transportation to determine when and where the replacements and repairs will begin.
"We saw in Pittsburgh this morning those shocking images in a bridge collapsed, and we got to make sure that doesn't happen here in Georgia. That means we need to work together to make those investments in bridge repairs across our state," said Ossoff.