Mon., June 4, 2012 6:30am
Atlanta motorists will get a new experience when driving through a metro interstate overpass. State authorities opened the city's first so-called "diverging diamond" interchange at Ashford-Dunwoody Road and Interstate 285 Sunday.
Sat., June 2, 2012 4:50am
The Georgia Department of Transportation authorized contracts for 16 new infrastructure improvement projects across the state Friday. The largest project award was $27.8 million to resurface 22 miles of Interstate 75 in Bartow and Gordon counties.
Wed., May 9, 2012 6:30am
The Georgia Department of Transportation says it has awarded $73.7 million in contracts for road improvements across the state. Among the projects: a new interchange on Interstate 75 south of Calhoun in Gordon County, replacing the Broad Avenue Bridge in Albany, and widening two miles of S.R. 347 near Lake Lanier in Hall County.
Fri., April 13, 2012 7:00am
The Georgia Department of Transportation is warning drivers in South Georgia to look out for roads obscured by smoke from a wildfire burning in northern Florida. DOT officials said smoke from the large fire is expected to push into parts of southern Georgia through this weekend.
Mon., February 27, 2012 4:00am
The Department of Transportation has spent about $50,000 combating the elements statewide this year, mostly in northeast Georgia. That compares to nearly $2.6 million last winter spent scraping away packed ice and snow in northeast Georgia alone.
Thu., January 19, 2012 8:00am
Georgia officials said planning continues for optional toll lanes on interstates 75 and 575 in Cobb and Cherokee counties north of Atlanta, even though the state Department of Transportation had canceled bidding for the project last month.