'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.

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...

$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...

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...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Music opportunities include Haggard, Jaimee Paul

...Lynch Memorial American Legion Post 71 at 333 East Spring Grove Ave. in North Augusta (third traffic light from 13th Street bridge) for a fund-raising dance from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 30.Music from the '60s, '70s and '80s...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Pioneer in Augusta broadcasting still making music

...back to Augusta and immediately headed for WTHB radio station, then located in North Augusta, just across the Fifth Street bridge, where she was hired by station manager Reese J. Vaughn."As far as I know, I became the first female announcer...

Student project shut down Atlanta expressway

...sincerely apologizes for the traffic problems resulting yesterday from the mounting of a student camera at the 14th Street Bridge," the university said in a statement. "The camera was one of 18 used by students in an art project and deployed...

Across the region

...was a student art project.Police closed the freeway and detonated the tube-shaped object found taped to the 14th Street bridge on Monday.GSU officials say campus police are working with the Atlanta Police Department to remove the project's...

Augusta man acquitted of most serious charges in GRU police shooting case

...fired two shots at the vehicle, which sped off, leading officers on a chase through downtown and across the 13th Street bridge into North Augusta.Defense attorney Alicia Lecroy told the jury in her closing statement that Martin concocted...