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DOT seeks public comment on state transportation plan

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ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The Department of Transportation wants you to know how it's spending your tax money.

Thursday night at the Albany Mall, transportation officials showed off the statewide transportation improvement program for our region.

It includes plans for new construction, improvements on interstates and other highways, and pedestrian projects in 30 mostly rural counties in south Georgia.

"We're basically showing for the next four years from 2010-2013 the projects in these areas, basically bridge projects resurfacing projects, transit projects and a lot of bridge replacements," said Shane Pridgen, Planning & Program Engineer.

Thursday The public was able to view plans for projects scheduled for the next three years and submit their comments on those projects.

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