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June 2006: Georgia DOT Awards Contract for Exit 16 Project

The Georgia Department of Transportation has awarded a $74.6 million contract to remake the Interstate 985 exit at Mundy Mill Road to E.R. Snell Contractor Inc. of Snellville, according to a DOT announcement. This project will relieve congestion at existing Exit 16 and better collect and distribute traffic from/to Atlanta Highway, Mundy Mill Road, Poplar […]

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May 2006: GHMPO Begins Long Range Transportation Plan Update Process

GHMPO is currently looking at development of the 2035 LRTP, which will allow for taking a fresh look at developing transportation solutions in our rapidly growing community. This will be the first significant opportunity for the Gainesville-Hall Metropolitan Planning Organization to identify and evaluate short, mid and long range projects.

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May 2006: FY 2007 Unified Planning Work Program is Adopted

The GHMPO Policy Committee adopted the Fiscal Year 2007 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) on May 9, 2006. The FY 2007 UPWP describes the organization’s objectives, previous work, activities and products. The program also includes cost estimates for each activity and identifies funding sources for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. FY […]

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March 2006: 2006-2011 Transportation Improvement Program is Adopted

The GHMPO Policy Committee adopted the 2006-2011 Transportation Improvement Program on March 14, 2006. This document details the priority projects that will be implemented over the next six years and is required to show all federally funded transit and roadway projects, as well as any regionally significant projects. These projects were principally drawn from our […]

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February 2006: Georgia DOT Analyzing SR 365 Corridor

The Georgia DOT Office of Planning has recently selected a consultant to assist in the analysis of the conditions, operations and limited access potential of the SR 365 Corridor as part of its SR 400 and SR 365 Corridor Studies. The SR 365 corridor study area begins where I-985 ends at SR 369 in Hall […]

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March 2005: GHMPO Adopted its Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan

The GHMPO Policy Committee adopted its first comprehensive Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan in March of 2005. The GHMPO began a 10-month planning process to plan for bicycle and pedestrian facilities to serve area citizens. This planning process was an outgrowth of comments received during our initial Long Range Transportation Plan project, where citizen’s expressed concern […]

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