By Gerald Ross
When trying to finish a job faster, adding more tasks to it wouldn’t seem the best approach. Yet, that’s exactly what the Georgia Department of Transportation is doing; and early results are promising.
Each year, the Department begins hundreds of millions of dollars in new transportation projects to help keep Georgians moving and our state growing. Hastening the completion of these often multi-year projects is a priority. Building new roads or widening existing ones almost always begins with relocating existing utility lines. Until the pipes, conduit and wires for services such as gas, water, sewer, electric, phone and cable are identified and moved out of the construction area, little work can be started.
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