Tag Archives: Georgia DOT

Political Notes — In show of support for mass shootings, Williams will give away a bump stock

State Sen. Michael Williams likes the bump stocks so much he’s giving one way . . .

Tags: bump stocks , Confederate streets , Georgia DOT , mass shootings , Michael Williams

GDOT awards $97 million in highway contracts

The money from an increased motor fuel excise tax is resulting in more contracts for highway projects across the state . . .

Tags: construction projects , Georgia DOT , motor fuel excise tax

Political Notes – Lineups are set for the SEC primary

Secretary of State Brian Kemp releases the list of candidates whose names will be on the March 1 presidential preference primary ballots . . .

Tags: Billy Linville , Brian Kemp , Casey Cagle , Georgia DOT , HEROs , Hutcheson Medical Center , John Horn , presidential primaries , U.S. Attorney

Political Notes – Georgia schools get broadband funding

More than 100 local school systems will get state grants to help pay for high-speed broadband access to the internet . . .

Tags: broadband access , Georgia DOT , HERO program , James W. Webb , Kubota Manufacturing , Larry Peterson , Nathan Deal , school grants , State Farm

Traffic-related fatalities decline for eight years in a row

Transportation officials say the number of traffic-related fatalities in Georgia declined last year, even though more pedestrians and bicyclists were killed . . .

Tags: Georgia DOT , Governor's Office of Highway Safety , Harris Blackwood , Russell McMurry , traffic deaths

Feds levy $2.8 million in penalties over highway project

The state DOT settles a complaint with the EPA involving the actions of a contractor who dumped soil and rocks into North Georgia trout streams . . .

Tags: civil penalty , Clean Water Act , EPA , erosion and sediment , Georgia DOT , highway projects