Atlantic Coastal Highway Through Georgia

Atlantic Coastal Highway Through Georgia (HM9TV)

Location: Port Wentworth, GA 31407 Chatham County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 9.923', W 81° 9.485'

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From South Carolina line to Florida linedistance of 136 miles. Traversing Chatham, Bryan, Liberty, McIntosh,Glynn and Camden Counties.

First work done in 1735 when the roadfrom Savannah to Darien, probably thefirst road in Georgia, was laid out withthe assistance of Tomochichi, theMico of the Yamacraws.

Savannah River bridge completed August 1925. Paving through ChathamCounty completed 1921. Construction from Chatham-Bryan county line toFlorida line financed with State andFederal funds and a $900,000 BondIssue of the Coastal Highway District.

Construction program of the CoastalHighway District under the leadership of Harvey Granger, chairman of the Coastal Highway Commission, begunAugust 1924 and completed October1927.

Coastal Highway Commission
Harvey Granger, Chairman
Frank C. Battey, Sec. & Treas.
David S. Atkinson, Attorney
E.L. Stephens, Field Supt.
[List of 9 named Commissioners]

State Highway Department
John N. Holder, Chairman of Board
Stanley S. Bennet, Member of Board
John R. Phillips, Member of Board
W.R. Neel,State Highway Engineer
Searcy B. Slack, Bridge Engineer
H.J. Friedman, Division Engineer
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HM NumberHM9TV
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Placed ByCoastal Highway Commission, State Highway Department
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 7:34am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 485095 N 3558778
Decimal Degrees32.16538333, -81.15808333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 9.923', W 81° 9.485'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 9' 55.38" N, 81° 9' 29.10" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300-498 N Coastal Hwy, Port Wentworth GA 31407, US
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