The city was evaluated on four criteria, including successful public participation.
Wednesday, January 23
The Roswell Department of Transportation was awarded a Preconstruction Design Award for its Historic Gateway project from the Georgia Partnership for Transportation Quality (GPTQ) at the end of 2012. The annual GPTQ awards recognize transportation projects in the state of Georgia in nine different categories. Roswell was selected as the winner of the “Context Sensitive Design Including Public Participation Plan” category, which evaluated projects on four criteria: 1) Successfully encouraging public participation 2) Facilitating cooperative input from reviewing agencies 3) Coordinating planning with local interests 4) Developing solutions to avoid and minimize impacts Historic Gateway is Roswell’s initiative to remove …
Residents will get an opportunity to view the plans, Wednesday, July 25 from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at Roswell City Hall.
Roswell City Council got a first look at its consultant's final plans for the historic gateway during a work session Monday, July 23. Commissioned by the city to study the historic gateway area of Roswell, Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company (DPZ) Senior Project Manager Scott Ball shared the company's master plan, which has come out of months of analysis and public input workshops. The plan includes direction for better connection and correlation between what are now seemingly separate sections of Roswell's historic district along Highway 9. DPZ believes a fully integrated historic district - encouraging sustainability and growth of the revitalization that's happened along Canton Street - will be achieved through a focus on three distinct areas…