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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
Higher Georgia cigarette tax would raise $554 million, study says

...tobacco taxes, according an analysis by Georgia State University that comes as state leaders seek ways to pay for transportation projects.Researchers at Georgia State predict that raising Georgia's cigarette tax to $1.60 per pack would generate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-14/higher-georgia-cigarette-tax-
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
Transportation projects move forward even as tax collections lag

...and other maintenance projects.A special tax levied in Richmond County and 12 surrounding counties to fund transportation projects has fallen below projections for the first two years of the 10-year Transportation Invest ment Act program...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-01/transportation-projects-move
Ga. announces 3 transportation projects

ATLANTA - Georgia Department of Transportation officials say three new highway projects will bring more than $106 million in improvements to several counties throughout the state including Emanuel.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-01/ga-announces-3-transportatio
Long-awaited streetscape project starts at Augusta's James Brown Boulevard

...sidewalks, Woodard said.Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver said that about $100 million is designated for downtown transportation projects through the Transportation Investment Act. He also noted activity downtown from developments including the 106-unit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-11-04/long-awaite
Georgia, local leaders discuss new taxes for transportation funding

...referendum, only three of 12 multi-county regions in Georgia implemented a 1-percent tax specifically for transportation projects, leaving metro Atlanta and the remainder of the state grumbling about a lack of funds to meet a growing list...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-30/georgia-local-leaders-discus
Georgia highway officials buy image-boosting radio ads

...contain little practical information about those services."The Georgia DOT ? working to deliver quality transportation projects while minimizing unavoidable impacts to people, cultural resources, and the natural environment," the September...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-28/georgia-highway-officials-buy
Richmond County's city leaders debate excise tax on manufacturers

...Buchwitz said the area's passage of the Transportation Investment Act, despite its new 1 percent sales tax for transportation projects, apparently hadn't satisfied the county's appetite for infrastructure revenue."On this side of the state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-05/richmond-countys-city-le