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Next steps for major road repaving projects get green light in FoCo, Cumming

Justine Lookenott

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Over $8 million worth of road repaving projects is scheduled for Forsyth County through 2023(Image by Getty Images)

(Forsyth County, GA) Over $8 million worth of road repaving projects is scheduled for Forsyth County through 2023.

At their regular meeting on Thursday, July 21, Forsyth County Commissioners approved $8,061,997.00 to Blount Construction to provide for the materials, labor and equipment needed to repave 51.48 miles of road.

Lauren Kane, the director of communications and external affairs, said that 38 miles of the resurfacing will be in subdivisions with the rest on main roads throughout the county.

The project is expected to be completed by January 31, 2023, but weather can cause delays.

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The Cumming City Council approved $395,435.00 to Allied Paving Contractors Inc. for the resurfacing project of Buford Dam Road(Image by Getty Images)

Meanwhile, the Cumming City Council approved $395,435.00 to Allied Paving Contractors Inc. for the resurfacing project of Buford Dam Road.

Last year, the city received $78,297.23 in funds from the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) 2022 Local Maintenance & Improvement Grant (LMIG). Buford Dam Road was chosen to be resurfaced.

The timeline for the project has not yet been decided.

If you have a news tip in Forsyth County, contact Justine Lookenott at justine.lookenott@newsbreak.com.

To learn about other recently approved projects by the City of Cumming, read “Cumming City Council granted more than $5 million in construction bids for city projects.

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I cover local news in Forsyth County, GA. My debut into the writing world began at the age of 10 when I won an essay contest in Around Acworth Magazine in which I wrote about spending the summer with my pet goat, Eclair. Since graduating from Kennesaw State University, I have been published in several newspapers and magazines in the Atlanta area including The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Atlanta School Guide, What Now Atlanta, Newcomer Magazine, the Marietta Daily Journal and the Cherokee Tribune.

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