Sheriff's office reverses course on Calhoun closing

...p.m.Though some city officials were left scratching their heads, Cissy McNure, a spokeswoman for Georgia Department of Transportation, said the sheriff's office had sought the closure to do some filming.A little more than a hour after...

Downtown Development Authority approves transforming traffic boxes into art

...already been completed.In total the project will cost about $1.2 million, with 80 percent funded by the Georgia Department of Transportation and the remainder paid by the city. Woodard said the GDOT requirements made the process seem lengthy...

Augusta Commission, Utilities reach $290,000 settlement with contractor Pittman Construction

...the widening of Bobby Jones from four lanes to six has been delayed to at least Dec. 22, according to Georgia Department of Transportation. DOT spokeswoman Cissy McNure in June attributed the delays to weather and other issues, including difficulty...

Georgia roads: Bad, getting worse

...state maintenance standards or the 11 percent of state-owned bridges due for major rehabilitation.The Georgia Department of Transportation only has enough money to resurface 2 percent of roads per year."If you have to wait 50 years to see...

DOT awards contracts for 2 projects

ATLANTA -- Two road projects totaling $16 million for the Augusta area got the go-ahead from the Georgia Department of Transportation Monday.Washington Road will get a passing lane between Leah and Pollards Corner and a new bridge over...

Georgia firms eye commercial uses of drones

...Moultrie to educate farmers and the agricultural sector, and possibly some demonstration flights.The Georgia Department of Transportation funded a $75,000 study completed this year by Georgia Tech researchers to count vehicles on the highway...

Patrick Eger sets bowfishing record with catch

...but work was halted in 2012 after anomalies were detected in six underwater support columns, which the Georgia Department of Transportation ultimately decided to rebuild.Under an agreement announced last week by the Army Corps of Engineers...

Pardon Our Mess: Uncut grass in Deans Bridge Road median

Grass is overgrown in the median of Deans Bridge Road, creating an eyesore for local residents.

Georgia Department of Transportation repairs slowing Interstate 20 traffic

...It might be slow moving for some travelers between Georgia and South Carolina on Interstate 20 while the Georgia Department of Transportation continues repairs.Spokeswoman Cissy McNure said Friday that single lanes of eastbound and westbound I-20...

Holiday travel boom expected

The Georgia Department of Transportation plans to scale back construction during the heavily traveled holiday period but motorists this season may be replacing one headache...