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Sprinklers prompt slick traffic warning

...ice causing problems around town."It'd be nice this time of year to cut the sprinklers off," Traffic Engineer Dennis Ellis said Wednesday.He asked residents and businesses to check the timers on their sprinklers system to avoid unnecessary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-19/sprinklers-prompt-slick-traff
Crews repair Olive Road overpass after latest wreck

...folks would pay attention to the signage," said Carla Groleau, the CSX communications director.Traffic Engineer Dennis Ellis said incidents have decreased since precautions were added after a fatal 2006 crash, but it's rare for a year to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-02-13/crews-repair-olive-road-overp
Bill Kirby: Travel is one way to escape the heat

...and Sarah Grier and Julia Ross, Luranie, Elizabeth and Barbara Johnson. TODAY'S JOKE: Both Lowell Fritsche and Dennis Ellis shared this one:A man visiting his daughter asked whether he could borrow a newspaper."This is the 21st century...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-08-13/bill-kirby-travel-one-way-esc
Pedestrian deaths in Richmond County highest in decade

...as dangerous for crossing pedestrians."They have this belief that they have the right of way," traffic engineer Dennis Ellis said.Impatience and unfamiliarity with the laws are two common reasons for pedestrian-related accidents, authorities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-11-30/pedestrian-deaths-rich
Road construction

...Construction is ongoing on Morgan Road. Lane closures are possible for the remainder of the project, according to Dennis Ellis, a traffic engineering technician for Richmond County. No specific closure schedules have been set.- Construction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-07-26/road-construction
Metro | Construction and Traffic | Transportation
Accidents involving cars, deer decrease

...in 2002 for the first time since annual studies began eight years ago. "We look at accidents year-round," said Dennis Ellis, a county traffic engineering technician who compiles the annual reports. "We're always trying to learn as much...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/21/met_376377.shtml
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Olive Road solution elusive

...which remains closed after a fatal accident there two weeks ago. The city's interim engineer, Abie Ladson, and Dennis Ellis of the traffic engineering department say the road should be closed at the overpass, but Sheriff Ronnie Strength says...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/14/met_55851.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Utility project affects Broad Street businesses

...storm water pipelines project is helping to update the lines to code, according to city traffic engineering technician Dennis Ellis."It's part of an ongoing project, but this is the last few sections," Ellis said.Aside from the unsightliness...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2011-03-25/utility-pro
Local Business | Business
Area had few holiday accidents

...month's non-holiday weekends during which there were as many as 130 accidents. "The results are surprising," said Dennis Ellis, traffic engineering technician at the Richmond County traffic engineering department. "The two holiday weekends...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/27/met_290318.shtml
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Pedestrians often lacking caution

...rails instead of using the crosswalks at intersections."They are nowhere near as cautious as they need to be," said Dennis Ellis, a traffic engineering technician. "They cross wherever they want to."In 2010, 98 pedestrians were hit by cars...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-04-27/pedestrians-often-lacking-cau
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