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State Route 20 Improvements Public Information Open Houses

State Route 20 Improvements Public Information Open Houses
Georgia Department of Transportation will hold two public information open houses regarding the SR 20 improvements planned from Canton to Cumming (I-575 to North Corners Parkway). Monday, May 8, 2017, from 5 to 7 p.m. Otwell Middle School 605 Tribble Gap Road, Cumming Tuesday, May 16, 2017, from 5 to 7 p.m. Calvary Baptist Church 137 Hightower Road/SR 369, Ball Ground There will be no formal presentation, and the displays at both locations will be identical. For more information on this project, visit www.dot.ga.gov/BS/Projects/SpecialProjects/SR20Improvements. 

Forsyth County Launches Online Transportation Survey

Forsyth County Launches Online Transportation Survey
Survey available at forsythtransportationplan.com Forsyth County is embarking upon the important process of updating its comprehensive transportation plan, a guiding document that outlines the long-range vision for transportation in the county. The Forsyth Transportation Plan update will examine the many changes that have occurred in the county’s population, employment, land use and development since the 2011 plan. Updated every five years, the plan will take a close look at the transportation needs of people who live, work and play throughout the county and will result in projects to address vehicular, freight, bicycle and pedestrian needs. In an effort to reach a ...

Forsyth County Transportation Project Information Is Just a Click Away

Forsyth County Transportation Project Information Is Just a Click Away
County launches new website feature Forsyth County government is making it easier than ever for citizens to find the information they are seeking about county transportation projects. A new web page – forsythco.com/transportation – on the county website enables citizens to quickly and easily locate details on county transportation projects including road widenings, intersection improvements, paving and more. The new web feature is map-based, allowing users to quickly find information on projects that may impact their daily commute. “Thanks to voter support of both the Forsyth County Transportation Bond and the SPLOST penny sales tax program, there are a large number ...

McGinnis Ferry Road Interchange Project Public Hearing Open House to Be Held April 11

McGinnis Ferry Road Interchange Project Public Hearing Open House to Be Held April 11
The open house will be informal, and the public is invited to attend anytime between 5 and 8 p.m. On Tuesday, April 11, the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) and the Forsyth County Engineering Department will hold a public hearing open house concerning the McGinnis Ferry Road interchange project. The open house will be held at the Fowler Park Recreation Center, located at 4110 Carolene Way in Cumming, from 5 to 8 p.m. The proposed project would consist of constructing a full-diamond interchange on State Route (SR) 400 at McGinnis Ferry Road. The project would add a northbound and southbound ...

Forsyth County Turns to Community for Transportation Solutions

Forsyth County Turns to Community for Transportation Solutions
Open house sessions held throughout April Forsyth County is embarking upon the important process of updating its comprehensive transportation plan, a guiding document that outlines the long-range vision for transportation in the county. The updated plan will take a close look at the transportation needs of people who live, work and play throughout the county, and it will result in projects to address vehicular, freight, bicycle and pedestrian needs. Community involvement is key to ensuring the plan update truly captures the spirit and desire of the various voices that represent Forsyth County. Residents, business owners, service organizations and other stakeholders ...

Forsyth County Kicks Off Transportation Plan Update

Forsyth County Kicks Off Transportation Plan Update
Plan was last updated in 2011 Forsyth County is embarking upon the important process of updating its comprehensive transportation plan, a guiding document that outlines the long-range vision for transportation in the county. The updated plan will take a close look at the transportation needs of people who live, work and play throughout the county and will result in projects to address vehicular, freight, bicycle and pedestrian needs. Community involvement is key in ensuring the plan update truly captures the spirit and desire of the various voices that represent Forsyth County. Residents, business owners, service organizations and other stakeholders will ...

New Segment of SR 400 Now Open to Northbound Motorists

New Segment of SR 400 Now Open to Northbound Motorists
On March 1, Forsyth County motorists got their first chance to try out a portion of the new northbound lane on SR 400 when GDOT removed construction barrels from approximately 1,000 feet of roadway. Roadwork continues from just north of the Bald Ridge Marina Road overpass to SR 369. The widening of the northbound segment of SR 400 has an expected completion date of late May or early June, about the same time the southbound widening is set to begin. Click here for more information on this GDOT road project

Update on Transportation Projects

Update on Transportation 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 – funded thanks to both the voter-approved Transportation Bond and SPLOST sales tax program.   Information about transportation improvements can always be found on the county website – look for the Transportation Projects icon on the home page at forsythco.com.

Forsyth County Offices and Facilities Closing at 3 p.m. Friday; Closed Saturday and Sunday

Forsyth County Offices and Facilities Closing at 3 p.m. Friday; Closed Saturday and Sunday
January 6, 2017: Due to current weather conditions, all general Forsyth County government offices will close today at 3 p.m. This early closure includes county government offices, the Forsyth County Courthouse and Courthouse Annex, the Animal Shelter, recycling convenience centers, Senior Services, and Forsyth County Parks & Recreation’s indoor and gated facilities. All Parks & Recreation programs and activities are cancelled.   Additionally, Forsyth County Parks & Recreation’s indoor and gated facilities, the recycling convenience centers and the Animal Shelter will be closed to the public Saturday and Sunday. All Parks & Recreation programs and activities are cancelled Saturday and Sunday.

Open House Regarding the Widening of McGinnis Ferry Road in South Forsyth County to Be Held January 10

Open House Regarding the Widening of McGinnis Ferry Road in South Forsyth County to Be Held January 10
Citizens are invited to attend a public information open house on January 10, 2017, to learn more about a proposed project to widen McGinnis Ferry Road. The open house will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, January 10, at the Forsyth Conference Center at Lanier Technical College, located at 3410 Ronald Reagan Boulevard in Cumming. The open house will be informal, and the public is invited to attend anytime during these hours. The proposed design plans will be on display for citizens to view. “An informal open house of this nature is meant to inform residents ...

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