Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This manual was written to provide managerial and supervisory personnel with guidelines to the general administrative policies and procedures of the Department of Transportation. It is also used in the orientation of new employees. The manual will be compiled and released as each chapter is completed.
Dates: Created: 1972
Scope and Contents This series consists of original and photocopied material pertaining to the design and construction of bridges built by the Georgia Department of Transportation. Included are documents on: (1) bridge, culvert and retaining wall design computations (2) design EDP printouts (3) bid tabulations (4) Bridge Foundation Investigation Reports (5) War Department and Coast Guard sketches (6) Test Pile and Driving Pile Data (7) preliminary layouts (8) as built data (9) originals and revisions of small...
Dates: Created: 1982-1984
Scope and Contents This publication is distributed to new employees of the Department of Transportation as part of an orientation program. Items covered in the publication include departmental organization; department officers: departmental history; policies and procedures; and pay and employee benefits.
Dates: Other: Dummy Date
Scope and Contents The purpose of the Field Accountina Manual is to enumerate field accounting procedures for preliminary engineering, right-of-way, and construction projects and to outline instructions for preparing statements and required reports. It has been prepared specifically as a guide for construction personnel of the Department of Transportation and is published with the intent of establishing uniform basic methods of procedure and adequate documentation of expenditures. Data consistently given in the...
Dates: Created: 1966-1970
Scope and Contents This publication provides guidelines for Department of Transportation accounting and other personnel in adapting a uniform accounting system and related procedures. Subjects covered in the General Accounting Manual include: automatic data processing control requirements; explanations of balance sheets and chart accounts; and uniform input formats.
Dates: Created: 1968-1973
Scope and Contents This manual lists and explains the rules and regulations of the Department of Transportation covering the prequalification of prospective bidders on state highway work. It is useful for prospective bidders in preparing applications for contracts as well as for Department of Transportation personnel in assigning ratings and classifications. The publication includes: information on applications; required documents and forms; certifications; past performance reports; appeals procedures:...
Dates: Created: 1965
Scope and Contents This manual was written as a reference tool for Department of Transportation personnel officers and staff. Items covered in the publication include general personnel policies: appointments; status changes and separations; attendance and leave regalations; classifications: training; and forms procedures. Sample forms are included.
Dates: Other: Dummy Date
Scope and Contents This series consists of material and cost specifications determined by Department of Transportation engineers and applied to contracting firms working on state road and bridge projects. Representative standards include those for bridge excavation; concrete slope paving; superstructure concrete; pile driving; channel excavation; asphalt materials; pre-mixed cement; and structure excavation.
Dates: Created: 1966-1972
Scope and Contents This is a centralized subject file of the Department. It contains: (1) correspondence, (2) interdepartmental correspondence, (3) memoranda, and (4) federal issuances consisting of xerox copies and yellow second copies. These include filings by the Assistant State Highway Engineer and the State Highway Engineer, and the Engineers for Traffic and Safety, Maintenance, Urban, Right-of-Way, Materials, Utilities, and Program. These files demonstrate the organization, operation, problems, and projects...
Dates: Created: 1935-1955
Scope and Contents This series consists of original and photocopied material documenting the various minutes of the Department of Air Transportation in its early formative years. Created by Georgia Law 1968, page 130, sub-section 1, the mission of the State Department of Air Transportation (DAT) is to: (1) schedule and provide Executive air transportation (2) manage all State aircraft (3) maintain all State aircraft (4) have the exclusive procurement of all state aircraft to include purchase, lease, rental,...
Dates: Created: 1969-1970
Scope and Contents The subject files of the Dept. of Transportation Commissioner contain: (1) correspondence (2) memorandums (3) invitations (4) brochures (5) news releases (6) reference copies of board minutes (7) other records documenting the various undertakings of the Highway Department (now the Department of Transportation). There are several sequences of files, one a "general" file and one a county file. Though the file folder labels vary somewhat from year to year, many are repeated every year.
Dates: Created: 1956-2006
Scope and Contents This series consists of the Georgia Department of Transportation's reports on fatal motor vehical accidents in the state. Information in this series was compiled for mandatory vehicle accident reports filed with the Georgia Department of Public Safety and studies by the Traffic Engineering Division, Georgia Department of Transportation. The reports contain data for one calendar year and are published annually. formation consistently given includes statistics on fatal motor vehicle accidents in...
Dates: Created: 1971
Scope and Contents This series is an album of photographs of bridge and on grade crossings of State highways and tracks of the Seaboard Air Line Railroad (now the Seaboard Coast Line Railroad). The album is not dated but the pictures seem to have been taken in the late 1930’s. The pictures were taken by the office of the Bridge Engineer. Usually there are four views of each crossing: one from each direction. Not all crossings of the Seaboard tracks over State highways are included. Included are crossings in or...
Dates: Created: 1930
Scope and Contents This series consists of the TOPICS planning reports from several large cities in Georgia. TOPICS--Traffic Operations Program for Improving Capacity and Safety--was a program originated in 1970 and designed to provide funds for implementing solutions to congested and hazardous locations and corridors within urban areas. The Federal Highway Administration, Georgia Department of Transportation, and participating cities and counties funded the program on a matching basis. The data in this series...
Dates: Created: 1971-1972
Scope and Contents This monthly or bi-monthly publication contains human interest articles on Department of Transportation personnel. DOT Dashes was instituted in April 1972 and followed the same format as its predecessor which was apparently begun some time in 1970. Each transportation district office has its own reporter who collects personal news items on that district's employees such as births, deaths, marriages, retirements, honors, etc., and sends them on to the Atlanta information office where they are...
Dates: Created: 1972-1975
Scope and Contents This publication is the Department of Transportation's press releases.
Dates: Created: 1970-1971
Scope and Contents This series contains newspaper clippings on subjects that are of interest to the Department as well as news releases from the Department and its officials. Most of the clippings relate to the Department and its activities. Included in some instances are maps and charts, Governor's proclamations, and articles on political candidates.
Dates: Created: 1960-1997
Scope and Contents This series contains pamphlets, folders, leaflets, maps, and other publications of the Georgia Department of Transportation.
Dates: Created: 1894-2008
Scope and Contents The series contains the official monthly newsletter of the Department. The focus of the publication, at least for most of its existence, has been on the accomplishments of the Department. A typical issue might contain articles on the energy crisis, biographies on new Transportation Board members or other important officials of the Department, 2 message from the Commissioner, awards for suggestions from employees and other honors won by the Department or employees, new highway contracts Bwarded...
Dates: Created: 1972-1979
Dates: Created: 1973-1973
Scope and Contents This series consists of computer printout sheets containing continuous traffic counts collected at various continuous count recording stations located in both rural and urban areas scattered across the State. Included are the booklets prepared for public distribution which summarize the counts. The number of counting stations varies from year to year as does the number of booklets issued per year, the reason being, apparently, how specific the breakdown of the data into different categories and...
Dates: Created: 1973-1980
Scope and Contents This series consists of the original drawings of county highway maps drafted by the Mapping and Graphics Branch. The maps are transverse mercator conformal projections and are drawn to scale. They include details of boundaries, improved and unimproved roads, communities and their population and elevation figures, natural geographic features, businesses,homes, churches, cultural and recreational features. The date and any updates of each county map are listed opposite the county name. Rapid...
Dates: Created: 1932-1971
Scope and Contents This series contains maps and negatives of maps of urban areas, counties and regions reflecting the federally aided highway system as well as changes and updates. Included are county map originals (paper copies of mylar county maps) and state map mylar originals.
Dates: Created: 1968-1968
Scope and Contents The Georgia Airport Directory is prepared annually in the interest of safety in air navigation and to acquaint the flying public with a listing and diagrams of known landing areas available to general aviation. Information consistently given for each Georgia airport listed includes: distance from nearest city; elevation: runway length; surface material; radio facilities; lights; and general services offered by the airport such as repairs, weather information, meals, transportation, and...
Dates: Created: 1971
Scope and Contents These records are mass transportation urban area system files which were created by the Division of Planning and Programming, Department of Transportation. The files include folders containing departmental memorandums, correspondence, and copies of community transportation committee minutes, and technical reports containing maps, summaries, annual reports of community transportation committees, draft statements, and technical papers. These files relate to grant application procedures, the...
Dates: Created: 1974-1976
Scope and Contents These files include technical reports, proposals, studies, specifications, correspondence, memoranda, related engineering information, and technical papers. Most of the records in this file are lettersize sheets. They relate to the economic, engineering, and environmental effects of proposed and in-development intercity transportation corridors. The mass transportation feasibility study files treat the problems and needs of various modes of transportation (i.e., rail, personal vehicle,...
Dates: Created: 1974-1975
Scope and Contents This series consists of a 23%" X 21%" bound volume containing essentially traffic count tables compiled from a Metropolitan Atlanta Special Origin- Destination Study conducted in 1940 and 1941 by the Division of Planning of the State Highway Board of Georgia. This was done in conjunction with the Public Roads Administration, Work Projects Administration, Fulton County and the City of Atlanta. The tables were completed in 1942. The volume contains a table of contents which lists as subject...
Dates: Created: 1940-1942
Scope and Contents This series consists of 25" X 22" bound volumes containing colored maps published by the Sanborn Map Company of New York which show streets, type of structures and other geographic features of certain Georgia urban areas. The maps are updated by pasting over areas which have changed. Each page contains a listing of pasted on updates which have been added to the map on that particular page. The volumes are indexed and the index to paste ons which have been added are included in the front of each...
Dates: Created: 1924-1971
Scope and Contents The Division of Planning and Programming is responsible for the development of long and short-range transportation plans, project scheduling, research and development programing, including highways, aviation and mass transit systems, drafting and revising of all maps and the collecting and compiling of traffic survey data. This series is a product of the last-named function and consists of the annual sumaries of all seasonal control traffic recorder data. These annual sumaries in the form of...
Dates: Created: 1966-1976
Scope and Contents This series contains coverage counts and estimates of average daily traffic (form HPS-T-83) compiled by the Division for use as a basis for the extrapolation of future traffic patterns so as to determine highway needs.
Dates: Created: 1966-1997
Scope and Contents This series is used i n conjunction with Series 27, Traffic Coverage Count Files, of this sub-group, to predict traffic trends. The type of vehicle is equally important as the traffic volume in determining future highways in the State. Trucks, for example, because of their great weight, require more substantially constructed highways than do automobiles. The Vehicle Classification Data Reports are summaries of the data compiled on the vehicle classification code sheets.
Dates: Created: 1967-1977
Dates: Created: 1977-1990
Scope and Contents These published annual and biennial reports of the State Highway Board (which became the State Transportation Board) are summaries of the Department's activities during the period covered. Although the content varies from year to year, most reports contain a report by the State Highway Engineer and information on the activities of each division of the Department. Many charts and tables are included which give information on all aspects of highway planning, including: (1) construction and...
Dates: Created: 1919-1968
Dates: Created: 1930-1988
Scope and Contents The purpose of the Policy and Procedure Manual is to insure that tollroad locations and designs are consistent with local, state, and federal goals as defined in the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969. The series established guidelines for public hearings, environmental analysis requirements, and procedures for historic preservation in connection with the construction of a tollroad system in Georgia. Location and design stage flow charts and an appendix are included.
Dates: Created: 1972
Scope and Contents This series contains correspondence, studies, reports, contracts, maps, engineering data and other records which document all phases of the coordination, administration and supervision of the financing, implementation and operation of toll roads in Georgia. It is significant that a large portion of the records in this series document the work of various consulting firms engaged by the Division to study the feasibility of constructing toll roads in the State.
Dates: Created: 1971-1979
Scope and Contents Included in this series are transcripts of public hearings from the Tollway Section of the Department of Transportation. The purpose of the hearings was to provide communication between the Tollway Section and the public in regards to proposed tollways. The transcript of each hearing has appendices that include maps, drawings, aerial photographs, newspaper clippings, and correspondence. The correspondence consists of letters between the Department of Transportation and the public, and within...
Dates: Created: 1972-1980