Getting Augusta more goats might be the easy part

...field of District 7 contenders has grown to include Harris; Echols; Pittman; Ronnie Masters, a retired Department of Transportation engineering employee; former Richmond County Clerk of Court Lester Newsomel; former District 7 Commissioner...

GM to offer car that will almost drive itself

...until the U.S. government develops standards, including radio frequencies and security from hackers. The Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is now working on those standards.Although GM and others...

Nontraditional independent republican candidate Tom Ervin looks to shake up South Carolina's gubernatorial race

...16-cents-per-gallon fuel tax ? which funds roadwork, along with federal matches ? hasn't changed since 1987. The Department of Transportation says it needs an additional $1.5 billion annually over 20 years just to bring roads to good conditions...

Pardon Our Mess: Construction on Old Waynesboro Road

...TransportationACTION PROMISED: District 2 communications officer Cissy McNure said she informed Richmond County Department of Transportation officials of the problem Aug. 22 and hopes the issue will be addressed by Aug. 25."It's an active construction...

Georgia welcome centers to get facelift

...official interstate exit signs is going to pay for renovating Georgia's welcome centers and rest areas.The Department of Transportation program that features logos of nearby establishments for $1,200 each per year is generating enough cash...

Work continues on high-traffic routes in Richmond, Columbia counties

...Mike Padgett Highway, Wrightsboro Road and Old Petersburg and Old Evans roads, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation.Bobby Jones Expressway from Deans Bridge Road to Gordon Highway is the first project set to finish ? in December...

River Levee Trail nearing completion, will offer new views of river

...tailrace and near the raw water pumping station.The $1.7 million project was funded by a $925,000 Georgia Department of Transportation grant, canal authority funds and some special purpose local option sales tax dollars.

Georgia Department of Transportation repairs slowing Interstate 20 traffic

...might be slow moving for some travelers between Georgia and South Carolina on Interstate 20 while the Georgia Department of Transportation continues repairs.Spokeswoman Cissy McNure said Friday that single lanes of eastbound and westbound I-20...

North Augusta park and ride facility to offer carpool options for commuters

...Environmental Control, the South Carolina Department of Transportation and the Augusta Regional Transportation Study...production engineer for the South Carolina Department of Transportation, expressed appreciation for all of the planners...

Don Grantham elected chairman of State Transportation Board

...elected chairman of the State Transportation Board, the policy-making and governing authority of the Georgia Department of Transportation, according to a news release.Grantham, elected Friday, is a former member of the Augusta Commission...