Savannah River deepening could begin in weeks

...is likely to be awarded in January, according to Claude R. Jackson, waterways program manager for the Georgia Department of Transportation."This is literally one of the first contracts we can sign because there is no mitigation," he told...

Long-awaited streetscape project starts at Augusta's James Brown Boulevard

...first phase will cost $812,500 and is funded by a $650,000 transportation enhancement grant from the Georgia Department of Transportation and $162,500 in matching funds from the city and DDA.Planned in 2010, the streetscape enhancements...

Windsor Spring Road widening takes toll on front yards

...phase, that has not yet begun, will widen the road from Willis Foreman to Highway 88 in Hephzibah.The Georgia Department of Transportation spent millions acquiring property for the widening. Moore said he received $13,000 for his land measuring...

Georgia, South Carolina officials meet to discuss Interstate 20 bridge over Savannah River

...part of routine discussions between the two states, according to Natalie Dale, a spokeswoman for the Georgia Department of Transportation."Georgia would like to advance the I-20 project," she said. "The bridges continue to be structurally...

Richmond County drivers can expect delays next week

The Georgia Department of Transportation warned drivers Thursday of road construction zones next week in Richmond County.From Oct. 20-24, a single-lane closure...

Deer-car crash season at peak during Fall months in Augusta

...result, 36 injuries ? in Richmond, Columbia and Burke counties, according to data provided by the Georgia Department of Transportation.The Augusta Chronicle analyzed the wreck reports and found Highway 56 ? or Mike Padgett Highway ? to...

Road construction will increase as more transportation tax projects begin

...electronic message boards.Cassell gave an update on the special transportation tax program Wednesday at a Georgia Department of Transportation board meeting in Augusta.The Transportation Investment Act, approved by voters in 2012 in three regions...

42 miles of I-20 to be resurfaced

...A 42-mile section of Interstate 20 will get a facelift in an $8.9 million, two-year contract the Georgia Department of Transportation announced Tuesday.The section in McDuffie, Warren and Taliaferro counties is between Ga. 44 in Greene...

Trail opens near Augusta Canal

...suspension bridge in this part of the country."The $1.7 million project was funded by a $925,000 Georgia Department of Transportation grant, canal authority funds and some special purpose local option sales tax dollars.The River Levee...

Georgia, local leaders discuss new taxes for transportation funding

Georgia politicians are searching for a solution to fix the state's crumbling infrastructure while determining how to avoid double-taxing regions in the state.