Category archive


in Travel

Southwest Airlines announces 5 new nonstop flights from Savannah. Where they’re going

Southwest Airlines made a splash Thursday afternoon by announcing five nonstop routes between major airports and Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport in Pooler. The airline will begin service between SAV and Baltimore/Washington, Chicago (Midway), Dallas (Love Field), Houston (Hobby) and Nashville on March 11, according to a news release from the airport. Southwest announced in October that… Keep Reading

in Travel

State Department of Transportation announces beautification grants

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Transportation announced today $821,163 in 2020 Roadside Enhancement and Beautification Council (REBC) Grants (formerly known as the GATEway Grant program). The department received 37 applications and selected 22 recipients. Recipients include one county, 17 cities and four community improvement districts. Eight recipients have been granted the maximum award of $50,000.… Keep Reading

in Travel

Bike Walk Savannah awarded GOHS grant

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTGS) — The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) has awarded Bike Walk Savannah (BWS) a grant to support street safety for bicyclists in Savannah and Chatham County. Executive director for BWS, Caila Brown, said the grant will support multiple programs aimed at making Savannah and Chatham County safer for those who ride bikes… Keep Reading

in Travel

SEGA Weekly Traffic Interruption Advisory – Ending Nov 13, 2020

Georgia DOT continues essential road work throughout Southeast Georgia. As a result, work on construction and maintenance projects will continue Saturday, November 7 through Friday, November 13. All work subject to change due to weather or other factors. Motorists are cautioned to reduce their speed while traveling through work zones, pay attention and watch for… Keep Reading

in Travel

Road closures planned for I-95/I-16 interchange, weather permitting

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTGS) — Construction partners with the Georgia Dept. of Transportation (GDOT) said Thursday that nighttime ramp closures are planned at the intersection of I-95 & I-16. The closures are a result of the I-16/I-95 improvement project announced in September. Weather permitting, GDOT said ramps will be closed from I-16 westbound to I-95 southbound (Exit 157A) and… Keep Reading

in Travel

Chatham Area Transit plans several service changes

CHATHAM COUNTY, Ga. (WTGS) — Chatham Area Transit (CAT) officials said Tuesday the agency is announcing a series of service changes starting on Monday, Nov. 2. CAT CEO Baccara Mauldin said Tuesday the changes are being made to accommodate rider needs and respond to challenges caused by COVID-19. “COVID-19 has caused a drastic drop in revenue resulting… Keep Reading

in Travel

Distracted driving operation held Monday afternoon in Pooler

POOLER, Ga. (WTOC) – Georgia State Patrol and the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety held a distracted driving enforcement operation on Monday. State troopers and other local agencies such as the Effingham County Sherriff’s Office and the Pooler Police Department were on scene conducting the operation. Lt. Victor Tyson with Pooler Police said one of… Keep Reading

Go to Top