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The Way We Were: Older Memories

...on the other side of the river. Some of them had requested it. Many people had cars by then, and these two transportation projects really expanded the market area of Augusta.? Jean Bowe Strickland DOWNTOWN AND BROAD STREETI heard from firsthand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-24/way-we-were
Highway robbery

...Fund, which will run dry this summer.The problem: The fund has been doling out about $53 billion a year for transportation projects while taking in about $35 billion a year in revenue from federal fuel taxes ? 18.4 cents per gallon for gasoline...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-11/highway-robbery
Georgia Chamber President and CEO Chris Clark urges business leaders to look within state borders

...investment, he said.Clark said the Georgia Chamber will back legislation that supports more funding for state transportation projects and adequate health care coverage."If you don't have access to health care in your community, your businesses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-07-08/georgia-cha
Transportation tax discretionary funds help maintain Augusta roadsides

More than a half-million dollars collected from the penny sales tax for transportation projects has been spent to cut grass and overgrown weeds alongside Augusta roads.Augusta-Richmond County has spent $572,472 since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-14/transportation-tax-discretion
Legal Notice Georgia Department of Transportation Office of Enviro...

...Project: BRST0-0076-01(036) / PI # 232310 Counties: Lincoln / Columbia City: N/A Georgia Department of Transportation Project BRST0-0076-01(036) / PI # 232310 would replace the existing SR 47 bridge over the Little River / Clarks...

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Depletion of federal highway funds stalls projects

ATLANTA - Two dozen transportation projects across the state ? including some in the Augusta area ? are in jeopardy because state officials worry the federal government...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-23/depletion-federal-highway-fu
Plan calls for closing existing Berckmans Road, other streets for new road design

...said.The $16.7 million realignment and widening of Berckmans Road is funded by the 1-cent sales tax for transportation projects. Augusta National offered to loan the city money interest-free to begin the project sooner than planned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-21/plan-calls-closing-existing-
Georgia makes plan to move forward on road projects

...move forward with major transportation projects despite the threat of a...to facilitate major transportation projects," Deal said in a statement...penny sales tax to pay for transportation projects in 12 regions around the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-15/georgia-makes-plan-move-forwa
Windsor Spring Road construction set to begin after long wait

...being collected in the Augusta region.According to Jackson, the widening was included in the voter-approved transportation project list to guarantee its completion. Under the Transportation Investment Act, all projects on the approved list...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-14/windsor-spring-road-construct
Transportation tax collections continue to lag behind

...delivering projects on time to taxpayers now that funds are lower than budgeted.In the 10-year tax program, transportation projects were assigned to one of three time periods, with the first starting in January 2013 and finishing December 2015...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-13/transportation-tax-collection