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Georgia State Patrol Grovetown post still undermanned despite higher patrol output

...Interstate 85 and Interstate 75 corridors, Troop E Capt. Allen Marlowe said.As part of that agreement, the transportation department offered to cover the cost of some trooper classes to have those cadets serve the Atlanta area after graduation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-19/georgia-state-patrol-g
2 bodies recovered from Keg Creek

...replaced by the Georgia Department of Transpor tation."There's several levels of signage and barricades," Transportation Department spokesman Kyle Collins said.It appears the men drove the car around the barricades while heading north, possibly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-03/2-bodies-recovered-keg-creek
School opens; bus problems reported

...Thursday morning through phone calls and parent complaints, and immediately began trying to contact the school's transportation department to send a new bus to deliver the pupils to the facility.Kaden Jacobs, school system communications and community...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-08-06/school-opens-bus-problems
National Wildlife Federation starts process to sue federal agency over pipeline plans

...National Wildlife Federation accused the U.S. Transportation Department on Tuesday of not enforcing a federal law that...of oil into a river system in 2010.Citing Transportation Department data, the conservation group said there were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-28/national-wildlife-federati
Richmond County Board of Education approves 'pay card' option for employees

...members unanimously passed a motion to launch the pay card program in August, with the first stage focused on the transportation department. Board members Frank Dolan and Jack Padgett were absent.After a review of the system and getting employee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-23/richmond-county-board-edu
Traffic signal, cross walk upgrades planned for River Watch Parkway intersection

...Stevens Creek Road had 55 crashes and 13 injuries during that period.According to the project's description in Transportation Department planning documents, the improvements are intended to lower the number of crashes. Rear-end crashes were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-13/traffic-signal-cross-walk-upg
Business news

...expand a requirement for utilities to install inexpensive safety valves on gas lines across the U.S. The Transportation Department proposal would cover new or replaced natural gas lines serving multi-family dwellings, small businesses and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-08/business-news
River Watch extension complaints prompt water tests

...Petersburg Road residents expressed concern about the Georgia Environmental Protection Division ordering the state Transportation Department to revise its Erosion, Sedimentation and Pollution Control Plan for the $35.5 million parkway expansion project...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-11/river-watch-extension-compla
Pardon Our Mess: Intersection of Belair and Wrightsboro roads

...Ladson said the intersection work is part of the larger $21.6 million widening project being managed by the Transportation Department. Ab sent weather delays, the project will be finished this year, he said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-24/pardon-our-mess-intersection-
Roads are in pitiful shape

...is left in the road that can puncture tires.A forensic audit is in order for local governments and state transportation departments on both sides of the river.Rick A. Bernardi Sr.North Augusta, S.C.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-17/roads-are-pitiful-shape