Ellijay, Georgia Speed Traps
Clocked @ 73 on downhill grade in 65 mph zone. Stopped and ticketed at the 55 mph sign. Result….73 in a 55 zone. Cheaper to pay $125 fine than fight it.
This stretch of road is infamous from one end to the other
Recently the city of Ellijay not to be outdone by East Ellijay annexed short portions of the area north and south of East Ellijay on Hwy. 515 and now regularly set up speed traps on the north side of East Ellijay just south of Whitepath Road (at the Blue Ridge Auto Auction) and on the south side of East Ellijay below Talona Road ( at the apple house) down to the old Hwy. 5 connector. They set up night or day regularly and write many citations in these areas using many different types of vehicles including SUV’s. Drivers beware passing through the Ellijay’s!!!
P.S. They will also write citations for littering for throwing peanut shells out the window so use the trash bags the vendors give you for your trash.
Traveling south on 515/5 from Blue Ridge towards East Ellijay just before the hill into E.Elijay town there is a speed trap. There is no reduce speed sign of 65 to 55 prior to the "hill" in East Ellijay when the speed drops to 45. Everywhere else on this highway is a reduce speed sign. The sign for speed limit 55 is easily missed since it is right after the street sign for HWY 52. Look for it. It seems to be at the end of the month when most enforcement is done. Quota time. Cops admit they catch many people here. Maybe they should post a reduce speed limit sign, but then again they’d lose all their funds.
They are pulling over anybody going even a little over the speed limit.