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Transportation officials discuss budgets, break ground on Berckmans Road widening project

Two hours after discussing the time and budget constraints for several transportation projects, state and local officials Wednesday broke ground on the $16.7 million Berckmans Road overhaul. Originally the overhaul was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-06/transportation-officials
Tax to address aging roads goes into effect in July

...regions to ask voters to approve up to a 1 percent sales tax on gasoline ? capped at $3 per gallon ? to fund transportation projects close to home.Deal urged those in the Augusta region, which approved a 10-year transportation sales-tax...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-12/tax-address-aging-roads-
Governor praises legislative work in Columbia County stop

...submit to you that you are not."Afterward, Deal said he expected the state would be able to expedite one local transportation project, if approved by the U.S. Army command: development of a new gate at Fort Gordon and the associated roadwork...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-07/governor-praises-legisla
Berckmans Road widening, realignment begins after 2015 Masters Tournament

...have a very important event," said Steve Cassell, Augusta's traffic engineer.The referendum included 84 transportation projects in Rich mond County and 12 surrounding counties totaling $538.9 million. The 10-year tax program divided...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-08/berckmans-road-widening-reali
Governor says he will sign transportation funding proposal

...authority to impose an additional tax for specific transportation projects with eventual voter approval.Lawmakers have...when $175 million in bonds for transit and transportation projects are included. Deal and others have insisted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-01/governor-says-he-will-sign-transpor
Daniel Field to sell vintage glass from hangar doors

...refurbished using the special sales tax for transportation projects.The project started about a month ago to refurbish...150.The refurbishment was one of dozens of transportation projects approved by voters in July 2012 to be funded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-16/daniel-field-sell-vintage-gl
More commercial development planned off Grovetown I-20 exit

...Gateway Center and proximity to Fort Gordon as assets for commercial development. A future Georgia Department of Transportation project widening Horizon South Parkway and Lewiston Road to four lanes also will alleviate the influx of traffic and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-03-05/more-commer
Atlanta voters OK road bonds

...fewer than 10 percent of eligible voters -- went to the polls.The first bond, worth $188 million, will fund transportation projects such as bike lanes and streets.The second bond, about $64 million, will fund municipal buildings and recreation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-18/atlanta-voters-ok-road-bonds
Augusta upgrades traffic signal technology on Walton Way

...Augusta Traffic Engineer and interim Deputy City Administrator Steve Cassell.Special sales tax collections for transportation projects will pay for the upgrade. In 2012, voters approved $7.5 million for the Walton Way traffic signal project...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-21/augusta-upgrades-traffic-sign
Augusta studying downtown in preparation for influx of transportation tax dollars

...lighting and other infrastructure in the urban core.About $54 million collected from the special sales tax for transportation projects is coming to Broad, Greene and Telfair streets. Another $21 million is designated for Fifth, Sixth and 13th...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-09/augusta-studying-downtown-pre