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Georgia roads: Bad, getting worse

...resurfaced, you're not going to be too happy," Transportation Commissioner Keith Golden said Tuesday to a committee of...speaker and governor then were peeved at the transportation commissioner at the time and wanted to serve up some punishment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-09/georgia-roads-bad-gettin
Depletion of federal highway funds stalls projects

...bill we have now which expires in September is not fully funded," said Todd Long, Georgia's assistant transportation commissioner.So they sidetracked projects, from a bike-pedestrian facility in Greensboro to sidewalks for the Jefferson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-23/depletion-federal-highway-fu
Georgia makes plan to move forward on road projects

...for Georgians and enhances the long-term commitment to our growing transportation system," said state Transportation Commissioner Keith Golden. The governor's office said the interchange project, estimated to cost $970 million, is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-15/georgia-makes-plan-move-forwa
Augusta-area lawmakers hear road construction plans

...voters agreed in July to raise the sales tax for transportation improvements."We're ready to deliver," Transportation Commissioner Keith Golden said. "? Our goal is to make every other region wish they had passed it."Retailers began...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-01-29/augusta-area-lawmakers-h
State officials assure Augusta business leaders of transportation tax

...don't think we're looking at any rescinding of any of the bills (that created the tax)," he said.State Transportation Commissioner Keith Golden told the group that the pieces are in place to accelerate construction of the projects funded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-02-19/state-officials-assure-a
Lower airfare, cheaper gas for Thanksgiving travel

...there are more than 3,000 accidents on Georgia roads during the Thanksgiving holiday period," said Georgia Transportation Commissioner Keith Golden. "On average, more than a dozen people die and a thousand more are injured. This is supposed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-11-19/lower-airfare-cheaper-gas-tha
Across Georgia

...Jan. 9-10 storm, which dumped more than five inches of snow on much of the state, paralyzing Atlanta.Transportation Commissioner Vance Smith says his department is already looking at private contractors to assist state workers for an ice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-01-20/across-georgia
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Upkeep of interstate might be privatized

...answer when firms submit their bids for upkeep on the stretch of Interstate 95 from South Carolina to Florida. Transportation Commissioner Vance Smith told his former colleagues on the joint House-Senate appropriations committees recently that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-01-28/upkeep-interstate-might-be-pr
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SC transportation commissioner criticizes meeting

COLUMBIA - A member of the governing board of the South Carolina Transportation Department says she will skip a private dinner for the panel this week.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/south-carolina-elections/
DOT seeking federal cash to stay afloat

...Godfrey said borrowing the money costs the taxpayers more money because of the interest that must be paid.Transportation Commissioner Sarah Nuckles said the agency should have an open line of credit through the state treasury as a backup for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-08-13/dot-seeking-federal-cash-stay