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Keg Creek victim identified

...Keg 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-03/keg-creek-victim-identified
Wide, heavy load ties up local traffic in Columbia County

...reasons.Two giant freight shipments called "mega loads" passing through the area on Monday and today had Georgia Department of Transportation officials issuing warnings about traffic stoppages and slowdowns across a six-county stretch of I-20...

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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-07-28/right-choice-left-tur
Warren Road overpass closed after commercial vehicle damages it

...underside, 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-14/warren-road-overpass-closed-
Warren Road Bridge reopens to limited traffic

...The 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
Richmond County bucking traffic fatality trend in Georgia

...declining for nine years, but there has been a 25 percent increase so far this year. According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, more than half of the crashes have involved a single vehicle and nearly 20 percent of the fatalities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-14/richmond-county-bucking-traff
Some intersections in Richmond and Columbia counties to get new flashing turn signals starting next week

...that it makes people more aware," Bollinger said. "It makes them more cautious."According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, the flashing turn signals reduce left-turn crashes by 35 percent and ease traffic congestion while...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-15/some-intersections-richmond-a
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-12/utility-relocation-continues
Upgrades coming for Georgia welcome center in Augusta

...Interstate 20 center at the Savannah River are expected to begin in coming months, said Kyle Collins, a Georgia Department of Transportation spokesman."That's your first impression for visitors and tourists coming to our state," said State...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-23/upgrades-coming-georgia-welco
Columbia County engineers use adaptive camera system to fight traffic congestion

...percent increase ? but the expansion efforts have lost momentum, particularly in Columbia County.The Georgia Department of Transportation is expected to finish a two-mile widening of Columbia Road at North Belair Road in April, but the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-27/columbia-county-engineers-use