Kayaker rescued from river

Emergency crews are working to rescue a kayaker in rough waters this morning.Police began searching for the missing kayaker around 7 a.m. and discovered him in his kayak near the 13th Street bridge. Crews were called to the scene to pull him to safety.

Invitation to Bid Sealed bids will be received at this office on T...

...received at this office on Thursday, September 10, 2015 @ 3:00 p.m. for furnishing: Bid Item #15-204 Broad Street Bridge Rehabilitation (Washington Road Off Ramp Over Rae's Creek) for Engineering Department Bids will be received by...

Single bid for Butt bridge project part of larger trend

...competition for construction work.City records show that six contractors attended a pre-bid conference to give the 15th Street bridge a much-needed makeover but that only JHC Corp., based in Peachtree City, Ga., made an offer ? $2 million...

'Progress' destructive

...going the other way, will make it worse. What do we think adding even more traffic will do on the bridge? I hope your loved ones don't die in an ambulance trying to get across the 13th Street Bridge.Cherry YoungNorth Augusta, S.C.

Rants & Raves

...every day at 5 p.m. Has anyone thought about how blinding those stadium lights will be to the drivers on the 13th Street bridge? That will be a dangerous situation. And the lights shining into those upscale neighborhoods? Have a meeting now...

S.C. Supreme Court questions public meeting laws during Project Jackson hearing

...hotel, conference center and retail, office and residential space on the banks of the Savannah River near the 13th Street bridge. The total cost includes $125 million in private investment and $58 million in public funds.Mosteller also argued...

Pardon Our Mess: Fifth Street bridge

WHERE: Fifth Street bridge WHAT: Concrete is falling onto boats and the ramp leading to the...Engineering Department. Of the 245 bridges in Richmond County, the Fifth Street bridge is one of eight that the Federal Highway Administration rated as...

Asphalt crew repairs bump on Fifth Street bridge

The drive over Augusta's Fifth Street bridge got slightly less bumpy Thursday morning ? at least...Of the 245 bridges in Richmond County, the Fifth Street bridge is one of eight that the Federal Highway Administration...

Kirby: Diver finds old cruet under Fifth Street bridge

...something he'd found in the Savannah River near the Fifth Street bridge."While scuba diving there some time back I found...out of mind)."If you go diving below the Fifth Street Bridge, you'll see the hulks of some early boats and you'll...

$1.5 million restoration for downtown Au­gusta's Archibald W. Butt Me­morial Bridge six months behind schedule

...the process of selection."Originally designed for horse-drawn wagons and autos such as Model T Fords, the 15th Street bridge was supposed to start receiving an expansive face-lift in January, nine months after historic preservationists and...