Light planned between Kroger, Publix

A new traffic signal is in the works for the 2800 block of Washington Road.Department of Transportation District Traffic Engineer Kedrick Collins said the signal has been approved for the area between the Publix and Kroger shopping centers...

Sales tax rises to 8 percent in Richmond County on New Year's Day

...the first quarter of the year as we see these projects begin," said Don Grantham, the Georgia Department of Transportation District 10 representative.The first improvements to get underway will likely be smaller, less costly construction...

Week Ahead: TSPLOST funds spark debate

...congressional districts 9, 10 and 14 to elect members to the State Transportation Board that oversees the Department of Transportation. District 10, which stretches toward Athens includes about 11,000 voters in Columbia County.Elsewhere, the House...

Expect delays through 2010

...good news is there's a lot of improvements about to take place," said Mike Thomas, a Georgia Department of Transportation District 2 engineer. "The bad news is there's going to be some inconveniences." The latest on a Bobby Jones Expressway...

Road widening project runs into criticism

...intersections," he said. "Widening is OK with me, but the raised median will make it unsafe." Department of Transportation District Preconstruction Engineer George Brewer said the numerous criticisms of the median didn't surprise him, considering...

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Transportation representative Don Grantham touts benefits of transportation tax up for vote

...improvement projects, according to a state transportation representative.Don Grantham, Georgia Department of Transportation District 10 representative, said the Augusta area needs to pass the transportation referendum if it expects much needed...

Transportation representative Don Grantham will speak on tax referendum

Georgia Department of Transportation District 10 representative Don Grantham will speak tonight on a July 31 referendum on a special 1 percent transportation sales tax.The...

New I-20 ramps will open

...I-20 ramps along Walton Way Extension are scheduled to open Oct. 16, Rusty Merritt, a Georgia Department of Transportation district construction engineer, said Friday. At that time, traffic signals at the interchange that are in flash mode...

Road project avoids cuts

...transportation officials. Vonda Everett, the planning and programming engineer for the Georgia Department of Transportation District 2, said that reconstruction work at the intersection of Mike Padgett Highway and Bobby Jones Expressway would...

Stalled road leads to ruin

...see juveniles visiting the abandoned houses and that it also is a safety concern for them. Georgia Department of Transportation district spokeswoman Cissy McNure said demolition is scheduled to begin on 20 of the houses in the project area later...