A transportation plan in the works will map out another 20 years of improvements designed to keep Hall County moving. John McHenry, senior transportation planner with the Gainesville-Hall Metropolitan Planning Organization, described the effort and organization during Gainesville City Council’s work session Thursday. Gainesville Times Article (PDF)
Residents asked GHMPO transportation planners to focus traffic improvements on Jesse Jewell and E.E. Butler Parkways and Hall County’s northern end. Gainesville Times Article (PDF)
The Gainesville-Hall MPO is conducting a Public Meeting on Thursday, June 29, 2006, 5:30 pm, at the Georgia Mountains Center, to provide opportunity to the public for their initial input on developing the Long Range Transportation Plan. The GHMPO, made up of local citizens, government staff and elected officials, is currently looking at development of […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Gainesville-Hall Metropolitan Planning Organization has launched its new website. Please take a few minutes to look around, and let us know what you think.
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 […]