The long-awaited dredging of Lake Peachtree appears to be close to beginning. Fayette County Administrator Steve Rapson in an Oct. 24 letter said the dredging job is expected to be put out for bids in late December with initial work beginning in January.
However, even after dredging the mostly dry lakebed is completed, the larger issue of when the lake will be refilled is still an unanswered question, pending a decision on rebuilding the dam’s damaged spillway.
Rapson in the Oct. 24 letter to Peachtree City Manager Jim Pennington said sampling of soils and survey fieldwork is complete. Read More»