Maybe you’d like to know what are the T-SPLOST projects and how much they cost, so you can decide whether you think the tax is worth it (in addition to all the other considerations). That can take some work. Here’s an example.
Since Gretchen Quarterman asked what $5 million for one intersection would buy, T-SPLOST plans have been filed and a constrained list and then a final list approved by GDOT. Price tags jumped wildly up and down in the constrained list. For example, widening less than 3 miles of Old US 41 North from North Valdosta road to Union Road jumped from $8 million in June 2011 to $12 million in August.
In the final list, this item seems to be the one Gretchen was talking about:
RC11-000100 St Augustine Road at Gornto Road Intersection Improvements
You can find that one line on www.t-splost.com, which seems to be the state’s propaganda site for pushing T-SPLOST.
To find the current dollar amounts, you have to rummage around elsewhere until you find Continue reading