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All Columbia County lights updated to adaptive traffic system

...inside construction zones on Washington, Columbia and Belair roads," Randy Prickett, the county's traffic engineering manager, said this week. "Those signals will be added once crews have completed expansion projects."Installation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-09/all-columbia-county-lights-up
Familiar issues heard at stormwater fee meeting

...generate most of the $17 million needed annually to manage Augusta's aging and inadequate storm drainage systems, Engineering Manager Wes Byne told a small group at First Baptist Church.Resident Phil Motes asked why funds for storm infrastructure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-19/familiar-issues-heard-st
Rural residents question stormwater fee

...maintenance ? everything from rebuilding large drainage system to mowing ditches and sweeping streets, city Engineering Manager Wes Byne said.Property owners Myra and Rory Calhoun weren't confident they'll get what they pay for. Myra...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-26/rural-residents-question-stor
Stormwater utility fee set for Commission approval May 19

...where funds would be spent meant the city needed to demonstrate it would "do what we said we were going to do."Engineering Manager Wes Byne presented commissioners with several maps of proposed projects across Augusta-Richmond County, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-30/stormwater-utility-fee-set-co
Stormwater fee could be delayed, moved to tax bills

...rehabilitate failing storm infrastructure, maintain the existing system and implement a watershed maintenance plan, city engineering manager Wes Byne said.Neglected maintenance led to the recent collapses of roads such as Patterson Bridge Road and Mims...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-01/stormwater-fee-could-be-delay
As public meetings end on imposing stormwater utility fees; some questions remain unanswered

...program.Other staffers among 18 in the chart whose salaries and benefits will be shifted entirely to the fee are Engineering Manager Wes Byne, the chief presenter at most of the public meetings, stormwater permit compliance sub-engineer Russell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-28/stormwater-fee-will-pay-
Dog offers lesson in stormwater fee push

...money from the city budget for stormwater maintenance. At Thursday's meeting in Blythe, Wes Byne, Augusta's engineering manager, said that for the past three years no money has been budgeted for stormwater maintenance and that it is currently...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-05-02/dog-offers-less
Stormwater fee project specifics hard to find

...continuous work" to do once fee collections begin, apart from the largest projects, said Wes Byne, the city engineering manager."The first thing you're going to see is the maintenance activities; the right-of-way mowings," Byne...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-24/stormwater-fee-project-s
Richmond Summit resident wants alley opened to help disabled at complex

...bushes in a few crumbling brick planters, indicating the area was once "a streetscape project," said Traffic Engineering Manager Steve Cassell, who was unsure of a solution Monday.Ryan Benefiel, the vice president of marketing for Valdosta-based...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-18/richmond-summit-resident
Plans continue for Kroger Marketplace near Grovetown

...turn lanes and right turn lanes to get in and out of the outparcels and the Kroger site," said Columbia County Engineering Manager Steve Exley. "We've required them to put in raised medians in portions of (William Few Parkway) to reduce...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-03-19/plans-conti