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Cultural Resources

Georgia DOT is responsible for reviewing GDOT projects and filing appropriate documentation to ensure that all projects comply with applicable federal and state historic preservation laws and regulations. The Cultural Resources Section's review of GDOT projects is generally conducted under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (if Federally funded or permitted) or the Georgia Environmental Policy Act (if State funded). ​ 


Section 106 Programmatic Agreement​​​​​​

Section 106 Programmatic Agreement

The Georgia DOT must comply with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) of 1966 for federal funding and permitting. Section 106 requires agencies to consider the effects of their actions upon historic resources listed in or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places when planning projects. The agreement identifies the responsibilities of federal agencies and GDOT in complying with all terms and regulations.

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       Special Projects

      Long Swap​​​​​​

      Long Swamp, A Traveling Exhibit

      A traveling exhibit showcasing the Mississippian artifact assemblage from Long Swamp, a multicomponent archaeological site in Cherokee County, Georgia. The

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      An American Indian Guidebook for Georgia​​​​​​

      American Indian Guidebook for Georgia

      Tribal perspective on significance of Georgia and increased awareness of American Indian heritage and culture.

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