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Holiday travel boom expected

The Georgia Department of Transportation plans to scale back construction during the heavily traveled holiday period but motorists this season may be replacing one headache with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-30/holiday-travel-boom-expected
Augusta announces $1.5 million restoration project on Butt Bridge centennial

...wore a campaign button in support of TIA six months before it passed. "They realized that we needed to fund a transportation plan for our region for 10 years. They realized that it drives economic development and our quality of life. "Don...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-21/augusta-announces-15-million-
Georgia makes plan to move forward on road projects

...without congressional action. Last month, the Obama administration sent Congress a four-year, $302 billion transportation plan.On Thursday, a Senate panel approved a bill that would keep transportation funding at current levels plus inflation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-15/georgia-makes-plan-move-forwa
A bridge to our past

...bridge.When the community objected with a "Save Our Butt" campaign, a local committee found an alternative transportation plan (the St. Sebastian fly-over) that preserved the bridge ? which is named for the Augusta hero who, while...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-04-20/bridge-our-past
Georgia's obesity rate for adults ticks upward

...products to childrenThe country should invest more in preventing disease to save money on treating itAmerica's transportation plans should encourage walking and bikingEveryone should be able to purchase healthy, affordable foods close to homeFor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-08-19/georgia-s-obesity-rate-adult
Evans street would close during construction

...for about a month after construction starts on the extension of River Watch Parkway.The Georgia Department of Transportation plans to discuss that detour and other details of the project during an open house set for 5-7 p.m. May 14 at the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-05-03/evans-street-would-close
Few transportation tax projects starting this year

...massive transportation system overhaul coming to the Augusta region.By the end of 2013, the Georgia Department of Transportation plans to accept bids for only a handful of projects. Leaders say that doesn't mean the tax fund isn't being used...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-18/few-road-projects-funded-tran
Storm victims make progress on repairs

...and Beech Island areas, officials say some tree cleanup is still needed, and the South Carolina Department of Transportation plans to continue removing vegetative storm debris in that area until May 29. Reach Preston Sparks at (803) 648-1395...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/18/met_524382.shtml
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Stamp of approval

...both the federal guidelines for quick job creation and that were already included on the state's five-year transportation plan. Of those in the latest batch of approved projects, the largest is $29 million for road resurfacing in Cobb...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/07/met_523098.shtml
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Ga. Senate pushes its own transportation plan

ATLANTA - Plans to pay for transportation projects in Georgia by boosting the sales tax by a penny have run into gridlock at the state Capitol.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/24/met_515676.shtml
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