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Mike Padgett Highway lane closures begin in January

...month but major activity requiring lane closures won't happen until early January, said Eric Schnitzler, a transportation engineer associate for the Georgia Department of Transportation.Originally, the lane shift was scheduled for Sunday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-06/mike-padgett-highway-lane-clo
Crane accident leads to DOT investigation

...halted crane operations Thursday and prompted an investigation. Alan Wertz, a South Carolina Department of Transportation engineer for the project, said no one was hurt when a truck-mounted crane with a 175-ton lifting capacity tipped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/17/met_364894.shtml
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Fiber-optics being laid

...but really, it needs to be a lot so we don't hit anything," said Mike Keene, the state Department of Transportation engineer for the Augusta area.The marks identify the location of underground water, electric, gas and communications...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-03-01/fiber-optics-being-laid
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Shooting victim is honored by many

...That brought laughter to the hundreds of mourners gathered Friday to say goodbye to the 61-year-old former transportation engineer, who was killed early Tuesday morning in a shooting at a North Augusta Huddle House. The shooter, who also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/26/met_25986.shtml
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Engineering educators reaching out to female students

...engineering program at a women's liberal arts college in the United States. Then she's off for a job as a transportation engineer with a Florida company. The Smith women aren't alone. Across the nation, about one in five of this year's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/17/liv_415832.shtml
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Overpass work progresses

...South Carolina side. "We're making some good headway," said Alan Wertz, a South Carolina Department of Transportation engineer for the project. On the Georgia side, DOT officials say the work is still in the early stages, with about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/28/met_398690.shtml
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Residents ask for roundabouts

...Europe, roundabouts are just starting to catch on in the United States.According to Richard Retting, a senior transportation engineer for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, while France boasts a whopping 20,000 traffic circles and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/26/met_25992.shtml
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Bridge construction still delayed

...received structural damage because of flooding from a creek that feeds from Barton's Pond. Al Barwick, chief transportation engineer for Aiken County, said there is no one reason for the delay. Time was lost most recently because of last week's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/02/met_215414.shtml
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Audible crosswalks 'invaluable' to the visually impaired

...as Raleigh, N.C., have had the crosswalks for more than 20 years.Jed Niffenegger, Raleigh's senior transportation engineer, said budget constraints won't allow the city to install an audible signal at every crosswalk.In part...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-09-30/audible-crosswalks-invaluable
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Engineers suggest solutions

...the study said. "There's a lot of short walking between buildings in the area," said Richard Gangmann, a transportation engineer with Day Wilburn Associates. "It's a big mix that does add to the congestion. It's not a unique problem...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/11/met_288234.shtml
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