Pardon Our Mess: Intersection of Belair and Wrightsboro roads

Augusta Engineering Director Abie Ladson said the intersection work is part of the larger $21.6 million widening project being managed by the Georgia Department of Transportation.

Grantham to speak to Pride and Progress

...Grantham, chairman of the State Transportation Board, the policy-making and governing authority of the Georgia Department of Transportation, will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Pride and Progress monthly meeting at the University Medical Center...

Guidance sought on oil pipeline in SC

...Alan Wilson's opinion on the law."It's not a clearly defined process," Fore said.On Tuesday, Georgia Department of Transportation Commissioner Russell McMurry denied the Palmetto Pipeline a certificate of need, which is the first of...

Appling thoroughfare to be closed for bridge replacement

...Ray Owens Road and will remain closed for an estimated 540 days, according to a news release from the Georgia Department of Transportation.The project includes replacing the 195-foot bridge over Keg Creek, widening the road to add a middle...

Pipeline pushed back - for now

...whether the state's denial was made legally.In other words, the court shouldn't weigh in on whether Georgia Department of Transportation Commissioner Russell McMurry made the "right" decision, but whether he arrived at the decision in the...

Expect higher traffic on the road and in the air for Memorial Day 2015

...to and from their holiday destinations with less congestion and less aggravation," said Jeff Baker, Georgia Department of Transportation Director of Construction. "This is the first holiday of the summer travel season and many people are...

Georgia denies pipeline plan

...through 210 miles of Georgia was blocked in the first step of the state's approval process on Tuesday.Georgia Department of Transportation Commissioner Russell McMurry denied Kinder Morgan's application for a certificate of public convenience...

Georgia DOT has until Tuesday to act on pipeline application

Georgia Department of Transportation Commissioner Russell McMurry is expected to issue a decision by Tuesday on a controversial, tri-state petroleum pipeline, proposed to run through 210 miles in Georgia.

State opposing Palmetto Pipeline

...that parallels the Savannah River, then heads south to Jacksonville.The company applied Feb. 13 to the Georgia Department of Transportation for a certificate of public convenience and necessity, the first of two steps before it can be granted...

Last pipeline hearing draws crowd

...Waynesboro to voice the same opposition.Almost all of the roughly 50 people who spoke on Thursday at Georgia Department of Transportation's final hearing on Kinder Morgan's Palmetto Pipeline application said the project is an unconstitutional...