Forsyth County Commissioners to approve over $3M for next phases to widen Old Atlanta Road

Justine Lookenott
Over $3 million was approved by FoCo commissioners for the next construction phases of the Old Atlanta Road Widening Project(Image by Forsyth County Government)

(Forsyth County, GA) The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners (BOC) approved over $3 million for phases four and five of the Old Atlanta Road Widening Project during its Work Session meeting on Tuesday, September 6.

That vote was one of several on road projects throughout the County.

The following is a list of all transportation project-related items approved at the meeting:

  • $3,287,347.255 to Heath & Lineback Engineer, Inc. for Project Support and Construction Engineering Services related to phases four and five of the Old Atlanta Road Widening project. This includes Roadway and Connectivity/Pedestrian Construction Engineering and Inspection (CEI) Services.
  • $77,200.00 to Atlas Technical Consultants, LLC. to complete a Constructability Review for the Post Road Widening Project from SR 9 to Kelly Mill Road.

  • Supplemental Agreement Number Two between Forsyth County and the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) regarding the widening and construction of auxiliary lanes on SR 400 at McGinnis Ferry Road. This is added to the original Project Framework Agreement.
  • $196,400 to S & D Industrial Painting Inc. to provide labor, materials and equipment for the Structural Steel Painting for Majors Bridge over Big Creek and Burnt Bridge over Settingdown Creek.
Post Road near Kelly Mill Road intersection in Forsyth County(Image by Michelle Hall)

The BOC will pass a final vote on all items at the next regular meeting on Thursday, September 15.

A copy of the agenda for the BOC Work Session meeting can be found here. A video of the meeting can be found at

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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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