WLRWT Road Signs by GDOT 2020-12-10

Yesterday I picked up some of the signposts for the at-water signs for the water trails. The road signs had just come in, and GDOT let me photograph them. Here are two examples:

[Two examples]
Two examples

That’s more or less how they will look once GDOT plants them on signposts along the roadsides for the Withlacoochee and Little River Water Trail (WLRWT).

Pictures of all these new road signs are on the WWALS website:

There are actually two typos, one for which GDOT is reprinting the signs, and another that is not so serious. Can you spot them?

All of these road signs go on the Little River, except this one, which goes on the Withlacoochee River:

[Youngs Mill Creek Landing, left]
Youngs Mill Creek Landing, left

They actually will be planted in pairs, one pointing left, the other right, depending on which direction you’re coming from.

Thanks to the Georgia Department of Transportation Sign office in Tifton, Georgia, for making these signs, and for the signposts. Thanks again to the Cook County Commission and County Clerk Vicki Parrish for authorizing WWALS purchasing those items from GDOT.

Thanks to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (GA-DNR) for a Recreational Trails Program Educational Grant which paid most of the cost of these signs.

All the other WLRWT road signs go in Lowndes County, and Lowndes County Public Works is making those, some already planted.

You can help make up the match for the GA-DNR grant by donating:

There are no new signs for the Alapaha River Water Trail (ARWT), because WWALS already paid for and GDOT made and planted those years ago, but you can help defray the costs for those, too; see above.

Meanwhile, with the signposts and nuts and bolts I got yesterday, WWALS volunteers will start planting the other signs, the at-water signs, which were also purchased using the GA-DNR grant.


 -jsq, John S. Quarterman, Suwannee RIVERKEEPER®

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