Tag Archives: GDOT

I-85 bridge will reopen a month ahead of schedule

State DOT officials say the bridge repair project will be completed by May 15, and open to traffic again . . .

Tags: GDOT , I-85 bridge

Political Notes — I-85 repair will be finished ahead of schedule

Georgia DOT officials say the I-85 repair project could actually be finished as early as three weeks ahead of schedule . . .

Tags: 6th Congressional District runoff , Atlanta City Council , GDOT , I-85 repair , renewable energy

Political Notes – The field is set for Atlanta special election

Three candidates, including a former lawmaker, have qualified for the special election to replace former House member Simone Bell . . .

Tags: bike lanes , Gainesville courthouse , GDOT , GTLA , James Bell , marijuana cultivation , Nathan Deal , Simone Bell , Special Election

Highway funding bill passes U.S. House – more help for Ga.?

U.S. House passed highway funding bill; if agreement can be worked out with the Senate, Georgia can start awarding highway construction contracts again . . .

Tags: federal highway funding , GDOT , Lynn Westmoreland , Rob Woodall

GDOT okays $396 million in highway contracts

Agency awards numerous highway contracts during October, but that may be all for a while because of uncertainty over federal funding . . .

Tags: GDOT , highway contracts

GDOT delays bids on $123 million in highway projects

Uncertainty over federal highway funding has prompted the Georgia DOT to pull back 34 highway projects scheduled for bidding in December . . .

Tags: federal funding , GDOT , highway projects , Russell McMurry

Four firms submit proposals for 285/400 project

Four groups of private contractors are formally bidding on the $1 billion reconfiguration of the I-285 and Georgia 400 interchange . . .

Tags: 285/400 interchange project , GDOT

Mullins heads TIA highway program for GDOT

Kelvin Mullins replaces Mike Dover as the administrator for the TIA highway construction program . . .

Tags: GDOT , Kelvin Mullins , TIA

Georgia says case hasn’t been made for Palmetto Pipeline

The Attorney General’s office argues that Kinder Morgan has not made its case that petroleum pipeline is a public necessity for Georgia consumers . . .

Tags: attorney general , GDOT , Kinder Morgan , Palmetto Pipeline

GDOT turns its focus to bridge projects

Two major bridge projects are at the top of GDOT’s latest list of construction contract awards . . .

Tags: bridge projects , contract awards , GDOT