partlycloudy
Saturday August 29th, 2015 8:47AM

Jefferson man, Statham man honored by GDOT commissioner

By Ken Stanford Reporter
ATLANTA - Georgia Department of Transportation Commissioner Keith Golden recently recognized two DOT employees, one from Jackson County and one from Barrow County, at this year's District Employee Appreciation Day.<br /> <br /> Mike Johnson of Jefferson was presented with the 2012 Commissioner's Achievement Award for outstanding customer service and positive impact through his daily job duties and Dan Auge received the 2012 Commissioner's Merit Award for outstanding customer service and excellence in his daily job duties. <br /> <br /> Golden said, "Mike is a 25-year employee with the Department of Transportation. He began as an Engineering Technician in Metro Atlanta and has worked his way up, spending time in each Division of the Department. His cross-training and understanding of many aspects of DOT's mission has made him an asset within DOT. He is committed to clear coordination between DOT and our Maintenance Contractors ensuring Georgia gets the best product from our contracts. Please join me in congratulating Mike Johnson for his outstanding career in Northeast Georgia's District One."<br /> <br /> Johnson has worked with the Department of Transportation since 1987. He worked his way up through the ranks from his initial Engineering Technician position. Johnson began in Construction then moved to the Laboratory inspecting materials use and work completed by Contractors as the Asphalt Design Supervisor. Johnson moved to the Traffic Operations Office as Access Management Engineer then as a Traffic Operations Engineer. He now serves in Maintenance as the Environmental Compliance Engineer coordinating contractor's work with internal work and construction projects.<br /> <br /> Johnson and his wife Stephanie are the parents of two daughters; Reese - age 9 and Raegan
  • Associated Categories: Business News
© Copyright 2015 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Fiscal cliff may determine gas prices at start of 2013
Retail gas prices climb as 2012 comes to end. While gas prices are likely to rise into next year, whether or not a deal is made to avoid the fiscal cliff will determine if prices continue on an upward trend.
6:18AM ( 2 years ago )
Business News
Flowery Branch subdivision adding 115 new homes
Plans are underway for more than 100 new homes in two new sections of a Flowery Branch subdivision.
4:30PM ( 16 hours ago )
US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in July, while incomes rise 0.4 percent
WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in July, while incomes rise 0.4 percent.
8:30AM ( 1 day ago )
Cornelia posts revised sign ordinance, extends moratorium
The Cornelia City Commission has extended its moratorium on freestanding sign permits until Oct. 7.
9:33PM ( 1 day ago )
US stocks end sharply higher; Dow up 369
U.S. stocks are closing sharply higher after China's main stock index logged its biggest gain in eight weeks. A report also showed that the U.S. economy expanded at a much faster pace than previously estimated.
By The Associated Press
4:33PM ( 1 day ago )
New building planned for Jackson Co. industrial park
Pattillo Industrial Real Estate plans to develop a 458,640 square foot speculative building in McClure Industrial Park in Jackson County.
By AccessWDUN staff
1:22PM ( 1 day ago )