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Georgia DOT begins using larger, safer HERO trucks

Georgia DOT begins using larger, safer HERO trucks

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 29, 2015

Georgia's Highway Emergency Response Operator program just got an upgrade with bigger and safer trucks. According to the Georgia Department of ...

Georgia DOT art contest asks students to envision the future of transportation

Georgia DOT art contest asks students to envision the...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 30, 2015

The Georgia Department of Transportation is looking for some inspiration for the future of travel in the state, and it's turning ...

Georgia DOT calls for drivers to make a pledge to drive safely this holiday season (VIDEO)

Georgia DOT calls for drivers to make a pledge to drive...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 25, 2015

The roads always get a bit more busy this time of the year as people across the country travel to ...

Best bridge in Georgia spans Big Curry Creek in Jefferson

Best bridge in Georgia spans Big Curry Creek in...

Posted by Chris Hill on Oct 21, 2015

A bridge for Highway 82/15 Alternate spanning Big Curry Creek in Jefferson has received the 2015 Georgia Partnership for Transportation ...

Road raging backhoe operator shoves car through a stop light, flees to Waffle House

Road raging backhoe operator shoves car through a stop...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 01, 2015

If you're ever at stop light in Richmond County, Georgia, and notice a backhoe in your rear view mirror, you might ...

Georgia on track for 1,200 traffic fatalities, GDOT starts new campaign to crack down (VIDEO)

Georgia on track for 1,200 traffic fatalities, GDOT...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 21, 2015

It's been a deadly year for Georgia roads and the state is on pace for around 1,200 fatalities on roads ...

Google Earth image of East Coast Asphalt, Waycross, Georgia.

Worker killed while welding silo at Georgia asphalt...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 10, 2015

Concepcion Zacatenco Hernandez Jr., 35, was crushed by two “clam shell doors” while welding on a silo at East Coast ...

Cops in Georgia go undercover as construction workers to catch distracted drivers

Cops in Georgia go undercover as construction workers...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 04, 2015

There might just be a badge behind the next visibility vest you see inside a road construction site. Police in Marietta, Georgia, ...

Deal signs transportation bill to provide roughly $1 billion for Georgia projects

Deal signs transportation bill to provide roughly $1...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 06, 2015

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has signed into law HB 170, a bill designed to draw approximately $1 billion for transportation ...

Georgia drivers pay extra $8 billion annually due to deficient roads TRIP report finds

Georgia drivers pay extra $8 billion annually due to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 19, 2015

Deficient roads in Georgia costs the state’s motorists nearly $8 billion in additional vehicle operating costs and expenses related to safety ...

Polls show states do not support gas tax increase

Polls show states do not support gas tax increase

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jan 22, 2015

A trio of state polls show voters in states such as Georgia, New Jersey and Utah do not support gas ...

Texas sees more traffic deaths in construction work zones than any other state

Texas sees more traffic deaths in construction work...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 12, 2015

The National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse has released the latest data tally of deaths in motor vehicle traffic crashes in construction ...

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