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Keg Creek victim identified

...Creek bridge and plunge into the water. The bridge has been demolished and is being replaced by the Georgia Department of Transportation.Washington Road in closed off to all but through traffic from just north of Wildwood Park to Ridge Road with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-03/keg-creek-victim-identified
National Wildlife Federation starts process to sue federal agency over pipeline plans

...reviewing the task force report."It should happen under the state's guidance," Shriberg said. "We know the Department of Transportation has not been doing its job so far."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-28/national-wildlife-federati
Wide, heavy load ties up local traffic in Columbia County

...through the area on Monday and today had Georgia Department of Transportation officials issuing warnings about traffic stoppages...issues, according to Kyle Collins with the Department of Transportation.A second big rig with a slightly smaller...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-27/wide-heavy-load-ties-local-tr
Right choice on left turns

...they have the opportunity to make a yielding left turn on a flashing yellow once the path clears.The Georgia Department of Transportation said flashing yellow turn signals reduce left-turn crashes by 35 percent. They're now the preferred and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-07-28/right-choice-left-tur
Warren Road Bridge reopens to limited traffic

...Warren Road Bridge over Interstate 20 is now open for lightweight vehicle traffic, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation. Barricades were removed Thursday night, and weight limit signs have been posted. The structure is cleared...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-24/warren-road-bridge-reopens-l
35,000 gallons of oil spills after Montana train derailment

...hazardous-materials team contained the spill with earthen dams, according to a memo sent by Michael Turnbull of the U.S. Department of Transportation to Montana's Public Service Commission.Unlike many of the prior accidents, no explosions or fire were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-17/35000-gallons-oil-spills-a
Warren Road overpass closed after commercial vehicle damages it

...but no one was hurt and no vehicles passing beneath were damaged, according to a statement from Georgia Department of Transportation official Kyle Collins.The overpass, at mile marker 198, was closed to through traffic about noon to allow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-14/warren-road-overpass-closed-
Warren Road Bridge to remain closed until further notice, DOT says

Department of Transportation officials confirmed Wednesday that the Warren Road Bridge will remain closed until further notice.A DOT crew visited the location...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-15/where-you-live-closed-repairs
Some traffic laws you might not know

...must move-over for emergency vehicles stopped on the side of the highway. This includes police vehicles, Department of Transportation Highway Emergency Response Operator vans and garbage trucks."People have been moving over for the blue lights...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-13/some-traffic-laws-you-
Utility relocation continues on Windsor Spring Road to widen route by April 2017

...installed a gas line.Other recent work included installing water and power lines and storm drains, said Georgia Department of Transportation spokesman Kyle Collins.The first phase is expected to cost about $31 million to add lanes along a 3.3-mile...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-12/utility-relocation-continues