Tue., May 31, 2011 2:41pm
Voters will get a glimpse this week of what transportation projects a proposed sales tax could fund. State officials are expected to release lists of eligible projects for 12 regions on Wednesday.
Tue., February 8, 2011 12:28pm
A new state Department of Transportation program will now allow roadside signs to memorialize people killed in traffic accidents.
Wed., January 19, 2011 1:44pm
State Department of Transportation officials met the assembled media in Atlanta Wednesday to address its response and work during the crippling snow and ice storm that hit the state last week. DOT Commissioner Vance Smith said the agency as a whole "did a pretty good job" in treating and clearing interstates and roads during a multi-day stretch.
Mon., January 17, 2011 10:03am
This week state lawmakers will be in budget hearings, the time when state agency heads outline their spending. For the Department of Transportation, it may need to be ready for questions about the recent snow storm that rolled through the Georgia last week.
Fri., January 14, 2011 5:43pm
Normal Georgia snow events last maybe 2 days, but freezing rain followed by freezing temperatures in North Georgia complicated everything. Now the DOT is under scrutiny, for not having enough snow equipment.
Thu., January 13, 2011 5:21pm
Trucking companies are taking a hit, as are retailers who don’t get shipments. The DOT’s been working around the clock to clear the region’s roads, but it’s been slow going. Lines of trucks simply parked on the interstates have been common.
Wed., January 12, 2011 9:43am
Icy road conditions in areas of north Georgia continue to be a problem Wednesday at residents and services try to get back to normal.
Tue., January 11, 2011 6:21pm
Gov. Nathan Deal warned Georgians to stay off the roads if at all possible, saying treacherous conditions aren't going away anytime soon. Deal will still make his State of the State speech Wednesday, but it's been moved from the morning to 2 p.m.
Mon., January 10, 2011 5:20pm
Forecasters say there’s still plenty of concern with this winter storm for overnight into tomorrow morning. While snowfall has tapered-off across much of north and middle Georgia, the worry is for freezing rain to cause problems.
Mon., January 10, 2011 9:53am
The state’s Department of Transportation is urging drivers in north and middle Georgia to stay off the roads for travel if at all possible.