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Survey Seeking Input on Potential Transportation Solutions in Forsyth County Extended

Survey Seeking Input on Potential Transportation Solutions in Forsyth County Extended
Survey available at forsythtransportationplan.com To allow more time for more public feedback, an online survey regarding potential transportation solutions and draft projects in Forsyth County has been extended through Sunday, December 31. The survey is a part of the county’s comprehensive transportation plan, a guiding document updated every five years that outlines the long-range vision for transportation in the county. “Community involvement is key in ensuring the plan update truly captures the spirit and desire of the various voices that represent Forsyth County,” said Director of Engineering John Cunard. “With the busyness of the holiday season, we want to make sure the people who live, work and play throughout the county ...

Online Survey Seeks Input on Potential Transportation Solutions in Forsyth County

Online Survey Seeks Input on Potential Transportation Solutions in Forsyth County
 Survey available at forsythtransportationplan.com   Forsyth County is nearing the end of the 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 examines 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 is taking 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.   Now in the recommendations analysis phase, ...

Debris Removal from Tropical Storm Irma Underway

Debris Removal from Tropical Storm Irma Underway
Beginning Monday, November 13, a contractor will be picking up storm debris left behind by Tropical Storm Irma from within the right of way along Forsyth County-maintained roads. The work will be performed by two contactors. Southern Disaster Recovery (SDR) will be picking up the debris while DebrisTech will be performing the requisite monitoring and inspection services.   Important things to note: Only woody, vegetative storm debris such as trees and limbs will be accepted. Debris will only be picked ...

Forsyth County to Discuss Transportation Solutions with the Community

Forsyth County to Discuss Transportation Solutions with the Community
Public invited to attend open house sessions   Forsyth County is nearing the conclusion of an important process to update its comprehensive transportation plan, a guiding document that outlines the long-range vision for transportation in the county. The updated plan takes 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.   The Transportation Plan Update kicked off with a series of public open house sessions in April followed by an online community survey. Now, the project team is ready to solicit ...

Temporary Closure of Portion of Bonnie Brae Road

Temporary Closure of Portion of Bonnie Brae Road
Updated November 2, 2017: The new cross drain has been installed and Bonnie Brae 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 Bonnie Brae Road, between SR 20 and Holly Court, will be temporarily closed to through traffic beginning Monday, October 30. The temporary closure is to allow for the replacement of a 48” cross drain. The road is expected to re-open to through traffic Friday, November 3, weather permitting.   Bonnie Brae Road is located in southern Forsyth County. Motorists’ patience during ...

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 ...

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