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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.

Lane Closures on SR 400 at Pilgrim Mill Road Expected Nov. 23-24

Lane Closures on SR 400 at Pilgrim Mill Road Expected Nov. 23-24
SR 400 will have scheduled daytime lane closures and traffic paces at Pilgrim Mill Road for median construction Monday, Nov. 23, through Tuesday, Nov. 24. Below is the schedule of planned traffic impacts: Monday, Nov. 23 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)                               • One lane (inside) closure on SR 400 northbound at Pilgrim Mill Road • Several traffic paces on SR 400 northbound Monday, Nov. 23 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)                               • One lane (inside) closure on SR 400 southbound at ...

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for SR 369 Widening & SR 400 Interchange

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for SR 369 Widening & SR 400 Interchange
Forsyth County and state officials gathered on Tuesday, Nov. 17, to officially break ground on the widening of SR 369 as well as the creation of a grade-separated, partial cloverleaf interchange coming to the intersection of SR 400 and SR 369.   The project will widen SR 369 (also known as Brown’s Bridge Road) from a two-lane road to a four-lane road, divided by a 20-foot raised median. SR 369 will be widened from just west of SR 9 to slightly east of SR 306, approximately two miles. The project will also include sidewalk trails along both sides of SR 369. There will also be an added partial cloverleaf ...

Lane Closures on SR 400 at Pilgrim Mill Road Expected Nov. 16-18

Lane Closures on SR 400 at Pilgrim Mill Road Expected Nov. 16-18
SR 400 will have scheduled daytime lane closures and traffic paces at Pilgrim Mill Road for median construction Monday, Nov. 16, through Wednesday, Nov. 18. Below is the schedule of planned traffic impacts: Monday, Nov. 16 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)                               •             One lane (inside) closure on SR 400 northbound at Pilgrim Mill Road •             Several traffic paces on SR 400 northbound Tuesday, Nov. 17 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) •             One lane (inside) closure on SR 400 southbound at Pilgrim Mill Road •             Several traffic paces on SR 400 southbound  Wednesday, Nov. 18 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)        ...

Lane Closures on SR 400 at Pilgrim Mill Road Expected Nov. 9-12

Lane Closures on SR 400 at Pilgrim Mill Road Expected Nov. 9-12
SR 400 will have scheduled daytime lane closures and traffic paces at Pilgrim Mill Road for median construction Monday, Nov. 9 through Thursday, Nov. 12. Below is the schedule of planned traffic impacts: Monday, Nov. 9 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)                               • One lane (inside) closure on SR 400 northbound at Pilgrim Mill Road • Several traffic paces on SR 400 northbound Tuesday, Nov. 10 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.) • One lane (inside) closure on SR 400 northbound at Pilgrim Mill Road • Several traffic paces on SR 400 northbound   Wednesday, Nov. 11 (9 a.m. to ...

Lane Closures on SR 400 at Pilgrim Mill Road Expected Nov. 4

Lane Closures on SR 400 at Pilgrim Mill Road Expected Nov. 4
SR 400 will have a scheduled daytime lane closure and traffic paces at Pilgrim Mill Road for median construction Wednesday, Nov. 4. Below is the schedule of planned traffic impacts: Wednesday, Nov. 4 (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.)                               • One lane (inside) closure on SR 400 northbound at Pilgrim Mill Road • Several traffic paces on SR 400 northbound The work is weather dependent which could result in 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.

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