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Eyes on the Road: Spring’s arrival heralds progress on road work

With spring's arrival comes road work.

April 09, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Eyes on the Road: Ga. 347 stretch won’t open on April 14

A partially opened stretch of Ga. 347/Lanier Islands Parkway in South Hall County won't fully open April 14, as hoped.

April 01, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Eyes on the Road: Road tax bill dies in legislature

A bill that would have allowed neighboring counties to propose a transportation sales tax to voters didn't survive the 2014 General Assembly.

March 26, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Eyes on the Road: New Ga. 347 section partially open in South Hall

A section of Ga. 347 has partially opened to South Hall County motorists.

March 19, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Eyes on the Road: Roads forum set for Thursday at UNG

The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce's Annual Transportation Forum is set for 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday.

March 11, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Eyes on the Road: Bridge work in East Hall wrapping up

Work on a new bridge on Bryant Quarter Road near Gillsville could wrap up by the end of the month, weather permitting.

March 04, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Eyes on the Road: Caisson construction underway on Clarks Bridge at Lake Lanier

Construction crews have poured the first of 12 concrete caissons that will support the new Clarks Bridge on Ga. 284/Clarks Bridge Road at Lake Lanier.

February 26, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Eyes on the Road: New traffic light to operate at shopping center

Weather permitting and if testing goes well, a new traffic signal is set to start operating midmorning Thursday at Ga. 11/Limestone Parkway and the entrance to the New Holland Marketplace.

February 18, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Eyes on the Road: Routes for bikes, pedestrians up for debate at meeting

A committee exploring bike and pedestrian options in Hall County is set to meet 10 a.m. to noon today at the Hall County Government Center.

February 09, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Eyes on the Road: DOT offers tips for driving in snow, ice

No snow is in the immediate forecast, but during the height of last week's storm, the Georgia Department of Transportation offered a few tips that are good to remember when the white stuff comes our way again.

February 03, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Eyes on the Road: Bike, pedestrian committee to meet this week

A committee exploring bike and pedestrian options in Hall County is set to meet 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the Hall County Government Center.

January 26, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Eyes on the Road: GTA official says highway funding ‘is a huge issue’

The Georgia Transportation Alliance's director said last week he believes the solvency of the federal Highway Trust Fund "is a huge issue for Georgia."

January 19, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Eyes on the Road: Resurfacing work planned in Gainesville

The Georgia Department of Transportation is planning a resurfacing project that will involve much of east Gainesville, skirting the New Holland Marketplace, which is under development.

January 12, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Eyes on the Road: Roadwork to stay busy in N. Georgia

This new year should be a busy one for the Georgia Department of Transportation as it develops or continues work on several construction projects throughout North Georgia.

January 05, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Eyes on the Road: Gillsville gearing up for transportation project

Gillsville is about to wrap up design work on a transportation-related project Mayor Larry Poole said he hopes will "significantly improve both the appearance and functionality of our downtown buildings."

December 29, 2013 | Jeff Gill | Local


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Eyes on the Roads: DOT suspends lane closures during holidays

In giving motorists some holiday relief, the Georgia Department of Transportation plans to suspend construction-related lane closures on all interstates and major state routes from 5 a.m. Tuesday through 10 p.m. Dec. 28.

December 17, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Eyes on the Road: McEver work taking longer than expected

Fixing McEver Road's pavement woes is taking longer than Hall County officials expected.

December 10, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Eyes on the Road: City to move water lines as part of project

Gainesville has begun the process to move water lines on U.S. 129/Athens Highway, which the Georgia Department of Transportation has targeted for widening.

December 03, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


Eyes on the Roads: Minor work still to be done on Ga. 347

Traffic has been flowing since late September on Ga. 347/Lanier Islands Parkway between Interstate 985 and McEver Road in Flowery Branch, but some minor work, or "punch list" items still could take place.

November 26, 2014 | Jeff Gill | Local


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