Georgia officials unveiled major changes Oct. 7 to an $11 billion road-building program that will delay projects aimed at addressing metro Atlanta’s traffic mess.
The Georgia Department of Transportation, the Federal Highway Administration and The Ray officially have entered a partnership that defines their commitment to transforming a stretch of Interstate 85 into a proving ground for innovative infrastructure projects.August 27, 2019
The newest inland port in the United States is now open in northwestern Georgia. The new Appalachian Regional Port in Murray County is connected by rail to the Port of Savannah, and is expected to ease congestion at the port and reduce truck traffic on roadways by shifting the handoff of international shipping containers to an area with more space.
Although Georgia’s most recent transportation funding bill has generated enough to finance some major future projects, it will not be able to keep pace with the state’s growing infrastructure and capacity needs, according to a recent report from The Road Information Program.June 5, 2018
Trucks moving through Atlanta, home to the most congested freight bottleneck in the nation, may find reprieve in the next decade with lanes dedicated solely to commercial motor vehicles.February 12, 2018
Georgia’s ports enjoyed a record-breaking year for cargo in the past fiscal year, and that growth is a driver for private investment expected to bring hundreds of new logistics jobs to the Savannah region.
If you live near Atlanta or other parts of the Southeast, chances are the shoes you bought from Amazon, the chandelier from Home Depot or the shower curtain from Wal-mart probably spent at least some of its life at a metro distribution center.
The anticipated arrival of larger container ships has led the Virginia Port Authority and the Georgia Ports Authority to try to put their heads together about how best to handle the logistical challenges on the horizon.