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Pipeline meeting status questioned

...Nagel pointed a reporter to the pipeline company's vice president for public affairs when asked for a contact in the DOT's legal department.The state attorney general's office confirmed that it was looking into the matter for the state DOT...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-13/pipeline-meeting-status-
River Watch Parkway extension could change 195 addresses

...Industrial Boulevard, where it will tie into Washington Road near the intersection of Towne Center Drive, according to DOT's Web site."I never thought about having to change our address," Acton said Wednesday at her Old Evans Road location...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-26/river-watch-parkway-extensio
Senator plans bill to raise $800 million a year for SC roads

...could raise their sales tax by a penny for roads, and the state would give them more money.Putting fewer roads under DOT's management would allow the agency to drastically cut its staff and act as its own restructuring plan, Cleary said.Senate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-03/senator-plans-bill-raise-800-
South Carolina Gov. Haley OK with gas-tax increase if income tax cut, DOT retooled

...legislators a deal: Reduce the state's top income tax bracket from 7 percent to 5 percent over a decade, get rid of the DOT's elected commissioners, and she'll support raising the gas tax by 10 cents over three years.The current 16-cents-per-gallon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-22/south-carolina-gov-haley-ok-g
Georgia welcome centers to get facelift

...certain a lot of motorists stop in."We did not expect them to be as well traveled as they were," said Meg Pirkle, DOT's director of permit who oversees the logo program.The whole project is expected to take about $20 million. It will be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-29/georgia-wel
Georgia roads: Bad, getting worse

...less in taxes for each mile driven. Five proposals Road-construction advocates offer a handful of ideas for boosting DOT's finances.One is simply to increase the gas tax. No one has offered a specific amount publicly yet. But Georgia's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-09/georgia-roads-bad-gettin
Pardon Our Mess: Faint lane stripes on Washington Road

...maintenance or repair to the state DOT maintenance office, which is passed along to a contractor.ACTION PROMISED: The DOT's Augusta Area Maintenance office staff advised they would check the area and determine the limits of the area in need of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-29/pardon-our-mess-faint-lane-st
Augusta interested as Georgia looks at rail expansion

...comments will be looking at how rail intersects with other forms of travel."What I would like to see in the Georgia DOT's updated rail plan is a commitment to follow-through, particularly in the areas of safety and infrastructure," said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-04-09/augusta-interested-georg
Augusta area stocks up for winter with equipment, salt

...replenish its storage shed in Aiken with 800 tons and loading facilities in Beech Island and Wagener with 400 each.The DOT's Aiken office covers primary routes, and interstates 20 and 520, but also shares its salt with the county and its cities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-26/augusta-area-stocks-winter-eq
Wal-Mart joins banks appealing to low-income customers by eliminating overdraft fees

...pay, on average, almost $260 a year in overdraft fees, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.Green Dot's account, called GoBank, has a monthly fee of $8.95. But that can be waived if a direct deposit of $500 is made each...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-28/wal-mart-joins-banks-appea