Allen: Checking base's infrastructure needs

Among the upgrades Rep. Rick Allen, R-Ga., said he planned to report a lack of gates for increased traffic and aging educational facilities that needed renovation or replacement.

Pipeline hearing set for Thursday in Waynesboro

The final public hearing before the Georgia Department of Transportation is expected to make a decision on an application for a certificate of public convenience and necessity is scheduled in Waynesboro.

Route unclear as May 19 deadline nears for DOT to decide whether to grant OK for Palmetto Pipeline

The May 19 deadline is approaching for the Georgia Department of Transportation to grant a gasoline pipeline company the right to condemn property across 210 miles of Georgia - but landowners, lawmakers and...

I-20 work today near bridge

Motorists should be advised.This morning a Georgia Department of Transportation District concrete crew will begin sawing a broken concrete slab on Interstate 20 eastbound at the approach to the Savannah River...

New Georgia road-funding bill signed

...Additionally, it eliminates Delta Air Lines' exemption from taxes on jet fuel.Experts, including those at the Georgia Department of Transportation, said in 2014 that $1.5 billion more was needed annually just to keep up with needed road repairs...

Pipeline leaks common, riverkeeper says

More than 300,000 gallons of gasoline has leaked from Texas-based energy company Kinder Morgan's pipeline in Belton, S.C., since a structure failure in December.

Augusta, Aiken boast different benefits for water park

Developer Benjamin Bell could have his choice between more commercial property or fewer government regulations and fees if he decides to build a $20 million water park in Augusta or Aiken County.

SC DOT grants Texas company access for land surveys to prepare for petrol pipeline

South Carolina's transportation department has given a Texas company permission to conduct surveys on a state right-of-way in preparation for a pipeline route study.

Public panning the pipeline

...officials at a public hearing in Richmond Hill on April 21.We sincerely hope those officials ? namely Georgia Department of Transportation Commissioner Russell McMurry ? were paying attention. Next month, he'll decide whether the Texas-based...

Ga. pipeline practices changed over time

Petroleum pipelines have a peculiar past in Georgia. Their history was built on support of national defense in World War II and altered in the 1990s by angry and influential plantation owners.