Fri., September 21, 2012 9:00am
The state Department of Transportation decided Thursday to move ahead with plans for electronic speed limit signs on the northern part of Interstate 285. The technology will allow speed limits to change depending on traffic conditions.
Wed., September 12, 2012 6:45am
A key link in the U.S. Highway 27 corridor of the Governor's Road Improvement Program has been launched. The Georgia Department of Transportation has authorized more than $26 million for work in Clay and Randolph counties in the north/south project.
Wed., August 29, 2012 8:30am
The state Department of Transportation said Tuesday it plans to suspend all lane-closures related to construction work during the Labor Day holiday weekend starting Friday at noon and lasting until 5 a.m. next Tuesday.
Fri., August 17, 2012 8:00am
Two former lawmakers from south Georgia have been chosen to lead a panel that helps determine Georgia transportation policy. Their promotions come in the wake of most Georgia regions, including metro Atlanta, rejecting a sales tax hike that would have paid for $18 billion in transportation projects.
Thu., August 2, 2012 4:29pm
A former mine in northwest Georgia could force state transportation officials to pick another route for the proposed U.S. Highway 411 connector in Bartow County. A federal official notified the state this week that the mine is historically significant and eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places.
Mon., July 30, 2012 3:45pm
Georgia NAACP leaders want to know why one of the state's biggest contracting agencies isn't utilizing as many African-American companies as it can. The civil rights group is asking the US Justice Department to investigate Georgia's Department of Transportation. The NAACP says, only 2% of GDOT's contracts go to minority firms while 14% qualified.
Mon., June 4, 2012 10:30am
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 8:50am
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.
Mon., February 20, 2012 4:22pm
State officials have finished moving a cemetery from Macon to Byron. More than 100 graves were relocated. Artifacts show early African influence and connection to coastal Georgia.
Thu., February 16, 2012 5:04pm
A new report ranks Savannah harbor expansion as the state's top priority for improving cargo traffic. The state Transportation and Economic Development departments this week released an analysis that's being called Georgia's first comprehensive freight and logistics plan. The report stresses the link between ports and roads.