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Temporary Closure of Portion of Anderson Lake Road

Temporary Closure of Portion of Anderson Lake Road
Updated October 18, 2017: The new cross drain has been installed and Anderson Lake Road reopened to through traffic today. Thank you to motorists for your patience during the temporary closure that allowed this work to be completed. A portion of Anderson Lake Road – between SR 53 and Pea Ridge Road – will be temporarily closed to through traffic beginning Monday, October 16. The temporary closure is to allow for the replacement of a 60’ x 24” cross drain. The road is expected to re-open to through traffic on Thursday, October 19, weather permitting.   Anderson Lake Road is located in ...

Update on Transportation Improvement Projects

Update on Transportation Improvement Projects
Forsyth County is continually working to improve our roads – click here to view an update on the status of the many transportation projects underway! Thanks to the citizens of Forsyth County for approving both the Transportation Bond and SPLOST sales tax program funding these projects   Be sure to check out the interactive transportation projects map at www.forsythco.com/transportation where you can always find updated details on county transportation projects including road widenings, intersection improvements and more.

GDOT to Host Public Information Open House regarding SR 371

WHAT: The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) will host a Public Information Open House for the proposed widening projects on State Route 371. State Route 371/Post Road from State Route 9 to Kelly Mill Road Kelly Mill Road to State Route 20 WHEN: Thursday, October 5, 2017 5 to 7 p.m. WHERE: Vickery Creek Elementary School, 6280 Post Road Cumming, GA  MORE ABOUT THE MEETING:  GDOT representatives will be available to discuss the project and answer your questions. There will be no formal presentation. Attendees will have the ability to tell the GDOT what they think. Listed below ...

State Route 400 Northbound Widening Project Opens to Traffic

State Route 400 Northbound Widening Project Opens to Traffic
Update from Georgia Department of Transportation: The final section of the new northbound lane on State Route (SR) 400 is now open to traffic. Motorists can now travel in the new northbound third lane all the way from McFarland Parkway to SR 369. Work continues on the new southbound lane.   The SR 400 widening project – adding a lane in each direction of SR 400 from McFarland Parkway to SR 369 – is being made possible through a partnership between Forsyth County and the Georgia Department of Transportation. GDOT has contributed funding to this work and is managing the ...

Important Information regarding Storm Cleanup

Important Information regarding Storm Cleanup
In the wake of Tropical Storm Irma, Forsyth County crews are and will continue working to clear debris that fell within the county right of way. Please use caution when you see these crews working along county roadways. Please do not move debris from private property onto county right of way. The county does not pick up storm debris from private property and county employees are prohibited from working on private property. Remember that if you need to report a tree down blocking a roadway or trees on power lines, please call 911. Click here for a list of area ...

Temporary Closure of Holbrook Road Extended to September 1

Temporary Closure of Holbrook Road Extended to September 1
UPDATED (September 8, 2017): Half of the new roundabout has been paved and is now open to traffic, giving motorists access onto Dr. Bramblett Rd. Work will continue on the second half of the roundabout in the coming weeks. Thank you to motorists for your patience while this work is being completed. UPDATE: The road closure on Holbrook Road at the intersection of Holbrook Road and Burnt Bridge Road (in northern Forsyth County) has been extended to Sept. 1 due to utility delays. To view this and other projects, visit the county’s interactive transportation projects map at www.forsythco.com/transportation. UPDATE: This closure is ...

Update on Transportation Improvement Projects

Update on Transportation Improvement Projects
Transportation improvement projects are underway throughout the county! Click here to view an update on the status of the many transportation projects underway – funded thanks to both the voter-approved Transportation Bond and SPLOST sales tax program.   Be sure to visit www.forsythco.com/transportation, where you can quickly and easily locate details on county transportation projects including road widenings, intersection improvements and more.

New Feature Added to Interactive Transportation Projects Map

New Feature Added to Interactive Transportation Projects Map
In April, Forsyth County government launched a new web page – www.forsythco.com/transportation – on the county website to allow citizens to quickly and easily locate details on county transportation projects including road widenings, intersection improvements and more. To further help citizens on their daily commutes and trip planning, the map now displays temporary road closures related to road projects – including roads that are currently closed or will be in the near future. The interactive transportation projects map web feature is map-based, allowing users to quickly find information on projects that may impact their daily commute. The map – which ...

New Section of SR 400 Northbound Open

New Section of SR 400 Northbound Open
Progress on the widening of SR 400 in Forsyth County continues! A new, nearly 1-mile section of SR 400 northbound between SR 306 and SR 369 is now open to traffic. Because work on the bridge over Lake Lanier is still underway, motorists should consider the new left lane as a long turn lane for those accessing SR 369. Drivers continuing north on SR 400 should remain in one of the two right lanes to continue past SR 369.    The SR 400 widening project – adding a lane in each direction of SR 400 from McFarland Parkway to SR 369 – ...

Temporary Closure of Holbrook Road

Temporary Closure of Holbrook Road
Update 9.1.17: Crews are working to have half of the new roundabout paved and open to traffic sometime next week, which will give motorists access onto Dr. Bramblett Rd. Work will continue on the second half of the roundabout in the coming weeks. Update: This closure is now slated to begin Friday, June 16. Holbrook Road at the intersection of Holbrook Road and Burnt Bridge Road, located in northeast Forsyth County, will be temporarily closed to through traffic beginning Monday, June 12. The closure will allow for the construction of a roundabout. The road will be closed for approximately 45 days. Motorists’ patience during ...

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