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New Video Series Provides Updates on the SR 369/400 Interchange Project and More Large Construction Projects

New Video Series Provides Updates on the SR 369/400 Interchange Project and More Large Construction Projects
A new video series titled On the Move provides a behind the scenes, exclusive look at major road, park and building construction projects around Forsyth County! In this episode, Capital Projects Director John Jefferson provides the latest updates and information on the progress of a widening project to SR 369 (Browns Bridge Rd.) as well as a new interchange at SR 369 and SR 400.  Stay tuned for the next episode of On the Move that will take a look behind the scenes of the updates taking place at Lanierland Park! 

Lane Closures Expected for Pilgrim Mill Road/SR 400 Ramps Beginning Tuesday, September 7

Lane Closures Expected for Pilgrim Mill Road/SR 400 Ramps Beginning Tuesday, September 7
Crews will be providing concrete pavement updates to all four sections of the ramps coming on and off SR 400 at Pilgrim Mill Rd. Work is expected on all ramps at the interchange Tuesday, Sept. 7, through Saturday, Sept. 11. Intermittent lane closures on the southbound and northbound on and off ramps are expected throughout the construction periods. The work and closures are weather dependent. Lanes on SR 400 will not be closed in any direction because of the work, but spill over traffic is possible during heavier traffic periods. Below is the anticipated schedule for the concrete pavement replacement and addition of curb and flume ...

LANE CLOSURE: SR 400 Southbound at 369 Intersection

LANE CLOSURE: SR 400 Southbound at 369 Intersection
To accommodate the construction of the new interchange at SR 369 and 400, the left turning lane heading southbound on 400, just north of the 369 interchange, is closed and has been shifted to the far-left lane of traffic. There are now two lanes of traffic heading south on SR 400 through the current intersection. This traffic pattern is expected to continue for at least six months. This is the first of several traffic pattern changes transitioning the existing at grade intersection to a grade separated interchange. Updates to traffic patterns related to this project will be posted on the County’s ...

Road Closure: Lumpkin Campground Road

Road Closure: Lumpkin Campground Road
Lumpkin Campground Rd. will be closed at the intersection of Harry Sosebee Rd. and Lee Castleberry Rd. beginning Tuesday, Aug. 10 to replace and install a stream crossing pipe for the construction of a new roundabout. This closure is expected to continue through the beginning of October. Local traffic will be able to turn right or left onto Harry Sosebee Rd or Lee Castleberry Rd. Detours to Ga 400 will be in place at Whitmire Drive, Lee Castleberry Rd. and Jot Em Down Rd. Closure dates for this project are weather dependent. 

Forsyth County Now Assisting with Roadside Lawn Maintenance Along SR 141, Other State Roads

Forsyth County Now Assisting with Roadside Lawn Maintenance Along SR 141, Other State Roads
SR 141 (Peachtree Pkwy.) is a state-maintained road, but thanks to a partnership with the Ga. Dept. of Transportation, Forsyth County is now providing additional roadside grass mowing services, through contractors, to provide a more aesthetically pleasing appearance on SR 141 and other State roads on the County. Assistant County Manager David McKee explains how the partnership works and the importance of the County’s relationship with GDOT. 

Update on Transportation Improvement Projects

Update on Transportation Improvement Projects
Forsyth County is continually working to improve our roads – click here to view a status update on 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.

Forsyth County Recognized for SR 369/400 Project Design

Forsyth County Recognized for SR 369/400 Project Design
In June, Forsyth County received a Project of Excellence award from the American Society of Civil Engineers for the SR 369 widening and interchange project design in the Urban Transportation category. During their July 22 meeting, the Board of Commissioners recognized Forsyth County’s Department of Engineering for the award. Forsyth County, GDOT and American Engineers, Inc. worked together to create the design with the goal of improving the roadway infrastructure of northern Forsyth County. The design includes a cloverleaf interchange along SR 400 at SR 369 and a 2.2 mile widening of SR 369. More information on the project can ...

Portions of Phase V of the Big Creek Greenway Now Open

Portions of Phase V of the Big Creek Greenway Now Open
Two segments of Phase V of the Big Creek Greenway trail system are now open following a ribbon cutting ceremony held on June 3. For pictures and video of the ribbon cutting ceremony, please click here. One of the segments of Phase V extends the Greenway from the intersection of Kelly Mill Road and Johnson Road to Canton Hwy. (SR 20), a distance of 2.27 miles. The other segment of Phase V now open originates at the intersection of SR 20 and the Spot Road Connector. That segment travels along the Spot Road Connector, Doc Bramblett Road and Spot Road, ending at the Sawnee Mountain Preserve ...

Forsyth County Recognizes National Public Works Week May 16-21

Forsyth County Recognizes National Public Works Week May 16-21
The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners has proclaimed May 16-22, 2021, as National Public Works Week in Forsyth County to recognize public works departments as essential for the health and well-being of residents. Forsyth County public works departments include Engineering, Roads and Bridges, Stormwater, Water and Sewer, Recycling and Solid Waste, Fleet Maintenance and Public Facilities. Throughout the week, Forsyth County will highlight various public works departments through its social media channels including Facebook and Twitter.  About National Public Works Week: The theme for the 61st annual National Public Works Week, sponsored by the American Public Works Association (APWA), is Stronger ...

Update on Transportation Improvement Projects

Update on Transportation Improvement Projects
Forsyth County is continually working to improve our roads – click here to view a status update on 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.

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