Tag Archives: Russell McMurry

Deal:  Hurricane is ‘a time of crisis for our state’

The state prepares for the onslaught of Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful hurricanes ever to threaten the U.S. . . .

Tags: Homer Bryson , Hurricane Irma , Nathan Deal , Russell McMurry

DOT board will vote on pay raise for McMurry

DOT Commissioner Russell McMurry is in line for a $100,000 bump in his compensation . . .

Tags: DOT , Russell McMurry

Political Notes — For the DOT, a century of paving highways

The Georgia DOT celebrates 100 years of highway construction and transportation planning for the state’s drivers . . .

Tags: DOT , Russell McMurry , Teresa MacCartney , Voestalpine Automotive Body Parts

Political Notes — 3% pay raises? Not for these officials

Most teachers and state employees will get only a 3 percent pay raise in the new fiscal year; a few state officials will do much better than that . . .

Tags: Leigh Claffey , pay raises , Russell McMurry , Sam Olens , Stefan Ritter

Deal, DOT outline $10 billion road construction program

Georgia will embark upon an ambitious highway construction program . . .

Tags: DOT , highway construction , Nathan Deal , Russell McMurry , transportation tax

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

Dover is DOT’s new deputy commissioner

The Department of Transportation taps Mike Dover as their new deputy commissioner, replacing Todd Long . . .

Tags: DOT , Mike Dover , Russell McMurry

SRTA board signs off on I-285/400 project

SRTA and the State Transportation Board have both given the go-ahead for the reconfiguration of the I-285/Georgia 400 interchange, one of the state’s most congested traffic bottlenecks . . .

Tags: !-285/Ga. 400 interchange , DOT , Russell McMurry , SRTA

DOT decides against Palmetto Pipeline permit; court appeal expected

Department of Transportation Commissioner Russell McMurry said a permit will not be issued for the proposed Palmetto petroleum pipeline . . .

Tags: DOT , Kinder Morgan , Palmetto Pipeline , Russell McMurry

Political Notes – DOT holds final hearing on Palmetto Pipeline

DOT Commissioner Russell McMurry will decide by May 19 whether to grant a permit for the Palmetto Pipeline project that Gov. Nathan Deal says the state will oppose . . .

Tags: DOT , GSBA , GTLA , Kinder Morgan , Palmetto Pipeline , Russell McMurry , Voices for Georgia's Children