Plans under way for expansion of West Bay Street

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - The Georgia Department of Transportation wants to expand West Bay Street, but business owners said the move would've forced them out.

So the DOT came up with new plans and at least one business likes what it has seen.

"Proposition G allows the expansion to go more toward the river and the industrial section. It will develop into two large triple lanes which allows for the independent small business owner to retain his business along the existing Bay Street," said Charles Petty, manager of Mill Direct Carpets.

The DOT took suggestions up until Monday.

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