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Ever break down on a Georgia highway? More help is on the way

10:12 am Feb. 7, 2017

Georgia today unveiled new safety and maintenance patrols to help stranded motorists and clean debris from interstate highways.

The Coordinated Highway Assistance & Maintenance Program (CHAMP) launches today in northeast Georgia. By May it will serve

Construction suspended for Fourth of July weekend

4:25 pm Jun. 30, 2016

By Asia Burns

The Georgia Department of Transportation is trying to ease Fourth of July traffic congestion, officials said. In a press release, the department said it will suspend construction-related lane closures on interstate and major

Celebrate Fourth of July responsibly, GSP says

4:12 pm Jun. 29, 2016

By Asia Burns

The Fourth of July is right around the corner and the Georgia State Patrol is making an effort to encourage Georgians to celebrate the holiday responsibly.

The holiday travel period begins at 6 p.m. Friday and ends at midnight Monday.

“State troopers are preparing for full patrols during the peak travel times,” Department of Public Safety Commissioner Colonel Mark W. McDonough said.

GSP said troopers will be conducting road checks and

GDOT to Gwinnett drivers: Start carpooling more

10:25 am May. 12, 2016

The Georgia Department of Transportation has a message for Gwinnett drivers: carpool more.

Georgia Commute Options, a GDOT program, is working with Lanier High School in Gwinnett County to encourage more drivers to carpool to work.

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