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That’s a Wrap!

Below is a letter from GA Highway Contractor’s Association that outlines Transportation Funding Act of 2015. We would like to thank them for all their hard and tireless work!       April 3, 2015 Members, That’s a wrap! The 2015 Legislative Session came to a close at midnight on April 2. Legislators were able to […]

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Transportation Bill for GA Passed House and Senate!

A sweeping effort to raise almost $1 billion for transportation needs across Georgia passed both the House and Senate just before midnight Tuesday, sending the measure to Gov. Nathan Deal with just a day left in the legislative session. The final version of House Bill 170 could represent a solution to lawmakers’ most pressing issue this legislative […]

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Contact Your Senator Today/Support Transportation Funding

Please contact your Senator TODAY and ask them to support transportation funding and to VOTE “YES” to accept the CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT on HB 170. Click HERE to Contact your Senator Another way to find your Senator is to type your address into the page linked below: Find Your Senator 

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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Traffic crashes are the leading cause of workplace death. With one in four crashes estimated to involve cell phone use, we need to be concerned. Calls kill – it doesn’t matter if a driver is talking on a handheld or hands-free device. More than 30 studies show hands-free doesn’t […]

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2015 National Work Zone Awareness Week, March 23-27 – Expect the Unexpected!

National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) is an annual spring campaign held at the start of construction season to encourage safe driving through highway work zones. The key message is for drivers to use extra caution in work zones. The theme for National Work Zone Awareness Week 2015 is “Expect the Unexpected.” This was the […]

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Georgia Struck-By Alliance Safety Stand Down

March 23 kicks off  Georgia Struck-By Alliance Safety Stand Down which is implemented nationwide is to help to educate and protect highway construction and utility worker fatalities and serious injuries at work zone and construction sites. In 2010, there were 962 work zone fatalities that occurred in the U.S.  That’s one fatality every 10 hours nationwide […]

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It’s Time for Action TODAY!

The Transportation Funding Act of 2015 (HB 170) has passed the Senate Transportation Committee and is set to be voted on This Friday! As you know, this bill is critical to the future of the transportation industry in Georgia. HB 170, in it’s current form, would provide much of the funding to meet our growing […]

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Where GA Stands on Increased Transportation Funding

SUNDAY ISSUE: TRANSPORTATION -THE EDITORIAL BOARD’S OPINION Let’s do this once and do it right! The Georgia House has summoned the courage to pass a landmark transportation bill. Now it’s time for the state Senate to build on that success. Georgia’s future requires no less.  To this parched state, a glass half-full is a billion times […]

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Keep The Pressure On!

Keep the Pressure ON!  Your calls and emails are making a big difference.  HB 170 will not be voted on today.  There are a few “tweeks” being made to address issues raised cities and counties. The bill is still in House Rules and won’t be released until next week at the earliest.  The opposition continues […]

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It’s Time For Action!

The Transportation Funding Act of 2015 is moving!  This bill is critical to the future of the transportation industry in Georgia. HB 170, in it’s current form, would provide much of the funding to meet our growing transportation and infrastructure needs. The bill’s sponsor, Chairman Jay Roberts, has proven he is committed to finding a […]

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