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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
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
Across Georgia

Transportation plans stuck in legislative gridlock again ATLANTA --- It's becoming...the Senate by three votes. And this year, competing versions of transportation plans could be headed toward the same fate. The two chambers also are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/28/met_516221.shtml
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Lane to help flow of traffic

...it's frequent frustration at the end of a long day. But relief is coming because the South Carolina Department of Transportation plans an additional left-turn lane to alleviate traffic. "In the morning, people are commuting and turn right onto...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/27/met_133792.shtml
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Traffic volume expected to rise

...explained that those two counties will see relative population explosions as well. While preparing long-range transportation plans for the four-county area, experts examined travel demand models to see where the growth is expected in the next...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/26/met_459661.shtml
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Board boosts voice of public

...committee, celebrating its 10th year, was formed so members of the public could offer their advice on long-term transportation plans. "It's so important to listen to the people who drive on the roads each day," Ms. Pecoraro said. "There's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/30/met_426920.shtml
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Transportation leadership changes

...appointment of Todd Long as planning director, a new post that reports directly to the governor for the determination of transportation plans. Mr. Long rose through the ranks at DOT before joining the Georgia Regional Transportation Authority. The appointments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/19/met_528138.shtml
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Road expansion plans draw residents' ire

...neighborhood nearly 30 years ago. "Now we've got to move and we don't even know where." Georgia Department of Transportation plans call for River Watch Parkway to expand to four lanes as it connects with Old Petersburg Road and to run parallel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/12/04/met_299713.shtml
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