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Ga-400 Toll Plaza Closes in 2014

ATLANTA (WAOK)-The state Department of Transportation says the Ga-400 tolls are scheduled to end November 21, 2013. But the actual removal of the toll plaza may take longer than expected. The tolls have been in […]

WAOK-AM–06/21/2013

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City Officials Remove Homeless Tent Camp

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) — City and state officials haveonce again removed a tent camp used by homeless people under Interstate 20 in downtown Atlanta. Georgia Department of Transportation crews on Monday told occupants to leave.  It was the […]

WAOK-AM–08/28/2012

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Georgia State Conference NAACP to Seek GDOT Investigation for Racial Discrimination

ATLANTA (WAOK)-After several references to the lack of minority contractors hired by the Georgia Department of Transportation during the debate over passage of the T-SPLOST referendum, the Georgia State Conference NAACP has sent a letter containing the […]

WAOK-AM–07/30/2012

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HOT Lanes: Are They Warming Up?

ATLANTA (WAOK)-When the I-85 Express Lanes were implemented in October, commuters were upset and severely agitated over the new lanes. A lot of commuters complained that these lanes increased traffic, the rates were too high […]

WAOK-AM–11/30/2011

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The State of Georgia Spends Millions For Future Snow Storms

ATLANTA (WAOK/AJC)-The state of Georgia has spent more than $2.5 million in preparation for possible future snow storms. Officials of the Department of Transportation (DOT) said they wanted to be prepared with more snow plows […]

WAOK-AM–10/21/2011