FY17 Group 1 - N Chase Street, Baxter Street and Southview Drive
Project Concepts for the sidewalk “Gaps” Program were approved by M&C on January 3, 2017. This group of sub-projects include design of three segments of gap sidewalks on N. Chase Street, Baxter Street, and Southview Drive to include update and addition to existing crosswalks, accessibility ramps and signal improvements as necessary. ARCADIS has completed concept drawings. Mayor & Commission approved the preliminary plans on March 6, 2018.
A preconstruction meeting was held on April 25, 2019. Construction of sidewalk and retaining wall on Baxter began on May 13th . Construction on Southview Drive is scheduled to begin later this summer after Baxter Street is complete. Signal and intersection improvements for both segments are currently being coordinated with utility owners and GDOT, with work scheduled to be complete by fall 2019. Right of way acquisition on N. Chase Street is ongoing.
FY17 Group 2 - Holman Ave, Barnett Shoals Rd and Magnolia Street
This group of sub-projects include design of three segments of gap sidewalks on Holman Ave, Barnett Shoals Rd, and Magnolia Street. The design will also include update and addition to existing crosswalks, accessibility ramps and signal improvements as necessary.
On October 25, 2018, staff met with affected property owners, presented proposed concepts, and solicited comments. The design consultant continues to work on finalizing the preliminary construction plans. On December 4, 2018, M&C approved the preliminary design and authorized staff to begin acquisition of necessary Rights of Way and easements. Plans are nearing completion, and right of way acquisition is ongoing.
FY17 Group 3 - Atlanta HWY (W Broad St), South Milledge Avenue, and Lexington Road
FY17 Group 4 - Prince Avenue
The project includes design of three phases of gap sidewalks all on Prince Avenue. The design will also include update and addition to existing crosswalks, accessibility ramps and signal improvements.