Traffic

Amanda Cooper
March 29, 2019 - 6:22 pm
A standoff in Cobb County held up traffic for more than 2 hours after an armed robbery suspect was taken into custody after a dramatic police standoff on I-75. Photo Credit: Georgia Department of Transportation More than a dozen police officers and a S.W.A.T. vehicle blocked the southbound lanes...
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​Photos are Courtesy of MARTA
Maria Boynton
October 03, 2018 - 3:29 pm
It was more than 2 years in the making, the 40-year $2.7 billion dollar plan. Voters in Atlanta approved a half-penny sales tax in 2016. It was for transit operations and construction. During that period, MARTA asked the public for its input. The time has come for the MARTA Board of Directors to...
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Amanda Cooper
June 21, 2018 - 6:49 pm
Two sinkholes just a few spaces away from each other swallowed up a pine tree in Gwinnett County. This morning emergency crews arrived at Venture Drive between Pleasant Hill Road and Steve Reynolds Boulevard where they discovered two sinkholes that are 20 to 30 feet across and close to 20 feet deep...
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Amanda Cooper
June 04, 2018 - 7:13 pm
In just a few weeks, Georgia will be joining 15 other states that have ban drivers from holding or cradling a mobile phone or electronic wireless device when driving. Many say that July 1st is a landmark day for transportation safety in Georgia as the Hands-Free Georgia Act goes into effect. Most...
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April 30, 2018 - 6:12 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Police and prosecutors in Georgia say they're reviewing the arrest of a former football player whose lawyers say officers used excessive force. Video circulated online last week of the Dec. 2 arrest of Desmond Marrow in a shopping center parking lot in McDonough, just south of...
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Amanda Cooper
April 16, 2018 - 6:10 pm
According to a recent study, Georgia’s deadliest stretch of road is on I-20 in Atlanta. The AJC reported that the federal Fatality Analysis Reporting System used data from 2013, 2014 and 2015, in addition to U.S. Census numbers.The study only includes stretches where at least five fatal crashes...
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April 11, 2018 - 5:46 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Department of Transportation is partially responsible for a fire that caused a section of interstate to collapse last year in Atlanta, federal investigators said in a report released Wednesday. The National Transportation Safety Board said in the report that the...
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March 30, 2018 - 5:59 pm
Drivers in Georgia who are caught holding their cellphones while behind the wheel will soon be facing a fine. Pending the governor’s signature, Georgia will soon become the 16th state in the U.S. to enact a hands-free driving law. The House gave the bill final passage Thursday night, and under the...
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