Wednesday, March 7, 2012
The Roswell City Council will review a recommendation by the city's Transportation Committee for the design phase of a new bridge over Ga. 400.
Roswell City Council could be one step closer to building a new bridge over Ga. 400 after its next Monday night meeting. The council will look at a recommendation made Wednesday morning by the city's transportation committee to approve a $2.4 million contract for Gresham, Smith and Partners to design Ga. 400's Big Creek Bridge project. The design would include a new local road over Ga. 400, north of Holcomb Bridge Road, with no access to the highway. It would function as a connector for drivers on Holcomb Bridge Road to "by-pass" the busy Ga. 400 interchange at exit 7. The Roswell Neighbor reports that the city has only budgeted $1.4 million for the design, which means it would need to find nearly $1 million more to reallocate toward the …
Thursday, October 13, 2011
A public meeting on the project was held, this week.
If you’ve ever used the sidewalk on the Roswell Road bridge over the Chattahoochee River, you know it can be scary; especially if you are jogging or on a bicycle. A joint project between Roswell and Sandy Springs promises pedestrian and bicycle enhancements that would improve safety and could ultimately connect parks in both cities. “Both Roswell and Sandy Springs want an eye-catching gateway structure,” said Mark W. Holmberg, consultant on the $2.8 million project. Public input meetings on the project were held on Tuesday at Sandy Springs City Hall and last week in Roswell. Few citizens attended the Sandy Springs meeting. The proposed project could include construction of a pedestrian and bicycle bridge, 500 feet in length over the …
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Roswell invites all local residents to have their say about a bridge planned for the Chattahoochee River.
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Have an idea for the pedestrian and bicycle additions that will be built over the Chattahoochee River, along Highway 9? The city of Roswell wants to hear from you during a special meeting Thursday evening. A pedestrian and bicycle bridge is proposed over the Chattahoochee River with connections to the cities’ of Roswell and Sandy Springs. A special meeting to discuss the effort is set for Thursday, Oct. 6, and will provide an opportunity to view the project corridor and potential improvements, ask questions and make comments. The meeting will be informal and the public is invited to attend anytime from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. There will be a brief presentation at 7 p.m. The meeting is to be held at Roswell City Hall, room 220. Roswell residents, …