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Various Lane Closures on SR 400 Near Pilgrim Mill Road Expected July 6-10

Various Lane Closures on SR 400 Near Pilgrim Mill Road Expected July 6-10
SR 400 will have various scheduled north and southbound lane closures in conjunction with Pilgrim Mill Road widening. Scheduled lane closures will be from July 6 through July 10, 7 a.m.- 3 p.m. every day. Closures include several traffic paces on SR 400 north and/or south, and a single lane closure (inside) on SR 400 north. These closures are all weather dependent which could result in some fluctuation. Updates will be posted on the County Facebook and Twitter pages as necessary.

Forsyth County to Utilize Appointment System for In-Person Customer Interactions

Forsyth County to Utilize Appointment System for In-Person Customer Interactions
The Forsyth County Administration Building (110 E. Main Street) will open to residents, on an appointment and digital waitlist basis, beginning June 1. To enhance the customer service experience with residents while promoting social distancing, Forsyth County will be utilizing WaitWhile, a free appointment and waitlist system. Residents can access the system here: forsythco.com/appointments. This system will allow residents to make an appointment or join a waitlist for those activities that require face-to-face interaction. If the waitlist is selected, residents will be able to view their location on the waitlist and be informed via text message and/or email when it ...

Various Lane Closures on SR 400 Near Pilgrim Mill Road Expected May 26-28

Various Lane Closures on SR 400 Near Pilgrim Mill Road Expected May 26-28
SR 400 will have various scheduled north and southbound lane closures in conjunction with Pilgrim Mill Road bridge demolition. Scheduled lane closures: Tuesday, May 26:  Daytime (7 a.m.- 3 p.m.): SR 400 north– single lane closure (outside) Nighttime (9 p.m.- 5 a.m.): SR 400 north – double lane closure (outside), multiple traffic paces Wednesday, May 27:  Daytime (7 a.m.- 3 p.m.): SR 400 south – single lane closure (outside) Nighttime (9 p.m.- 5 a.m.): SR 400 north – double lane closure (inside), multiple traffic paces Thursday, May 28:  Nighttime (9 p.m.- 5 a.m.): SR 400 north – double lane closure (inside), multiple traffic paces These closures are all weather ...

Virtual Open House Set for SR 9 Corridor Planning Study

Virtual Open House Set for SR 9 Corridor Planning Study
Residents encouraged to view the planning study and provide online feedback The Forsyth County Department of Engineering will host a virtual open house where residents can view interactive maps and provide feedback on a planning study for State Route 9, from SR 306 to SR 369.   Residents can visit Forsythco.com/SR9Study to participate in this virtual open house. Residents’ comments on the study materials will be accepted online through May 25.  “Each day as I travel home on SR 9, congestion and backups grow worse. It is imperative that we do everything we can to have this section of SR 9 identified as a road that should be ...

Various Overnight Lane Closures on SR 400 Near Pilgrim Mill Rd. Expected May 10-13

Various Overnight Lane Closures on SR 400 Near Pilgrim Mill Rd. Expected May 10-13
SR 400 will have various scheduled north lane closures in conjunction with demolition of the remaining Pilgrim Mill Bridge. SR 400 northbound will have multiple lane closures at Pilgrim Mill Road during the following times. Sunday, May 10 (9 p.m.-5 a.m.) Monday, May 11 (9 p.m.-5 a.m.) Tuesday, May 12 (9 p.m.-5 p.m.) These closures are all weather dependent so there may some fluctuation. Updates will be posted on the county Facebook and Twitter pages as necessary.

Various Lane Closures on SR 400 Near Pilgrim Mill Rd. Expected May 5-8

Various Lane Closures on SR 400 Near Pilgrim Mill Rd. Expected May 5-8
SR 400 will have various scheduled north and southbound lane closures in conjunction with demolition of the remaining Pilgrim Mill Bridge. Scheduled lane closures: Tuesday, May 5: SR 400 north/south – multiple daytime traffic paces Wednesday, May 6: SR 400 north – shoulder closure Thursday, May 7: SR 400 north – shoulder closure Friday, May 8: SR 400 north – shoulder closure These closures are all weather dependent so there may be some fluctuation. Updates will be posted on the county Facebook and Twitter pages as necessary.

TRAFFIC IMPACT: Various Lane Closures on SR 400 Near Pilgrim Mill Rd. Expected Feb. 25-28

TRAFFIC IMPACT: Various Lane Closures on SR 400 Near Pilgrim Mill Rd. Expected Feb. 25-28
SR 400 will have various scheduled north and southbound lane closures related to work being completed on the Pilgrim Mill Rd. bridge (weather permitting). Scheduled lane closures: Tuesday, Feb. 25 (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.) SR 400 south – two left lanes Wednesday, Feb. 26 (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.) SR 400 south – one right lane Thursday, Feb. 27 (7 a.m. - 3 p.m.) SR 400 north – two left lanes Friday, Feb. 28 (7 a.m. - 3 p.m.) SR 400 north – one right lane These closures are all weather dependent so there may some fluctuation. Updates will be posted on the county Facebook and Twitter pages as necessary.

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.

Open House Meetings Set for Old Atlanta Road & SR 9 Projects

Open House Meetings Set for Old Atlanta Road & SR 9 Projects
Public information open house meetings set for 6-8 p.m. on Feb. 26 and 27 The Forsyth County Department of Engineering will host two open house meetings where residents can learn more about two upcoming road projects in the county.  SR 9 Corridor Planning Study Open House – Feb. 26:  A public information open house will be held to receive community input on a planning study for State Route 9, from SR 306 to SR 369. The SR 9 Corridor Study is a Regional Transportation Planning Study. The purpose of the study is to develop viable, multimodal and cost-effective mobility solutions and to ...

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