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Lane and ramp closures to take place on I-16 at 95 ramp project this week

CHATHAM COUNTY, Ga (WTGS) — Weather permitting, Georgia Department of Transportation construction partners will close interstate lanes and ramp on I-16 eastbound and westbound between the I-16/I-95 Interchange and Chatham Parkway. The closures are necessary for tree removal on I-16, widening activities for I-16, and work on the new I-16/I-95 Interchange bridges. Daytime Closures Monday, July… Keep Reading

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Enmarket Opens New Georgia Travel Center

Savannah, Ga.-based Enmarket recently opened its latest new store, located in Pooler, Ga. The travel center serves both regular travelers and heavy truck traffic. The new Pooler, Ga., store — Enmarket’s fourth in the west Chatham municipality — is Enmarket 128th store. The chain’s expansion in Chatham County beginning in 2020 went from the eastside coastal municipality… Keep Reading

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Ogeechee Riverkeeper launches inaugural photo contest to raise awareness of regional watershed

With its magnificent array of natural habitats supporting a delicate ecosystem of plant and animal life, the 5,500-square-mile Ogeechee River watershed is one of Georgia’s most picture-perfect environmental treasures, illustrated by a freshly concluded photography contest held by a Savannah-based nonprofit organization. This was the inaugural photo competition of Ogeechee Riverkeeper, an environmental-advocacy group aiming… Keep Reading

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Lane and ramp closures planned for I-16/I-95 improvement projects

AVANNAH, Ga. (WTGS) — Weather permitting, Georgia Department of Transportation construction partners will close several lanes and ramps as part of the I-16/I-95 improvement projects. GDOT said Monday that interstate lanes on I-16 eastbound and westbound between Pooler Parkway and Chatham Parkway, I-95 northbound and southbound at the I-16 overpass and the I-95 southbound to I-16 eastbound… Keep Reading

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CAT closing some services for holidays

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Chatham Area Transit has released its plans for the holidays. On Christmas Eve, Thursday, the holiday bus schedule for fixed-route buses and CAT Mobility paratransit services will be in effect. Customers are encouraged to check the individual route schedules online here. Customer service can also be reached at 912-233-5767. The customer service office… Keep Reading

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GDOT suspends lane closures for holiday travel

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Starting today–Officials say this year won’t be ‘as busy’ as others, but they still expect millions of Americans to go out of town for Thanksgiving. The Georgia Department of Transportation suspended construction lane closures on busy interstate highways and state routes at 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday to alleviate congestion on the roadways.… Keep Reading

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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

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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

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