Posts Tagged ‘GDOT’

Forsyth Delegation Receives Good News From GDOT

ATLANTA – The Forsyth County Legislative Delegation today learned that the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) has approved an Interchange Justification Report (IJR) for a project long supported by the delegation: a new interchange at Georgia State Route 400 and McGinnis Ferry Road in south Forsyth County.

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House Passes Transportation Legislation

ATLANTA— The Georgia House of Representatives today passed House Bill 202 with a unanimous vote of 163 – 0. Introduced by state Representative Bubber Epps (R-Dry Branch), HB 202 would enact two changes within the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) that would reduce project costs and improve funding opportunities for transportation projects.

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Rep. Randy Nix Keeps Promise, Scrap Tires to be Recycled into Rubberized Asphalt for Paving Georgia Roads

ATLANTA – State Representatives Randy Nix (R-LaGrange) announced today that the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) has amended the state’s road construction specifications to include recycled tire rubber as an alternative to conventional oil-based polymers for road asphalt production. Recycled tire rubber will be in widespread use as early as the 2012 paving season. Rubberized asphalt roads save money by reducing dependence on oil and will help Georgians reduce waste by recycling millions of scrap tires annually. (more…)

Rep. Mark Hamilton Introduces Legislation to Shorten GDOT Board Terms

HR 1446 will put measure before Georgia voters

ATLANTA- State Representative Mark Hamilton (R- Cumming) introduced today House Resolution 1446- a constitutional amendment to shorten the terms of Georgia Department of Transportation Board (GDOT) members from five years to two. (more…)