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SPLOST Transportation News Releases
Many SPLOST programs have worked to ease traffic congestion in Gwinnett County. The extension of Sugarloaf Parkway to State Route 316, the Diverging Diamond Interchanges at Pleasant Hill Road and Jimmy Carter Boulevard, and the Traffic Control Center’s advanced transportation management systems are just a few of the many projects SPLOST has helped to fund in Gwinnett. Read below to find out more about other SPLOST-funded transportation projects that are making it easier to get around Gwinnett County:

2017
November 6, 2017:  Board approves intersection improvements at Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road and SR 120/Duluth Highway
November 6, 2017:  State, County and City work together to improve county roads and state routes
October 27, 2017: Board approves application for $6.3 million state grant to help fund 2018 resurfacing contracts
Septemebr 20, 2017: County works with Sugarloaf CID to update livable centers intiative study
September 20, 2017: County works with Gwinnett Village CID, State to install mid-block pedestrian crossing on Beaver Ruin Road
August 25, 2017: Commissioners approve pedestrian safety projects
August 24, 2017: City, County and State leaders invite public nput on plans to improve State Route 316
August 3, 2017: Board approves intersection improvements at Duke STEM School in Norcross
July 20, 2017: Two DOT SPLOST projects open to traffic
June 23, 2017: Nighttime resurfacing of Ronald Reagan Parkway kicks off June 25
June 14, 2017: Commissioners approve sidewalk construction on Buford Highway and Winters Chapel Road
June 8, 2017: DOT presents citizen recommendations on 2017 SPLOST transportation projects
May 16, 2017: Transportation committee to vote Wednesday on final project category for 2017 SPLOST
May 11, 2017: County residents use new sections of sidewalks to enjoy spring weather
May 5, 2017: Commissioners okay agreement to acquire right of way for new I-85 interchange at SR 324
May 1, 2017: Transportation committee to consider SPLOST pedestrian safety projects on May 2
April 12, 2017: Commissioners approve sidewalk construction on Rockbridge Road near Stone Mountain
April 10, 2017: Transportation committee to vote Thursday on SPLOST major road projects
April 3, 2017: Commissioners approve resurfacing contracts for 169 miles of county roads
March 13, 2017: Transportation Committee to vote Wednesday on SPLOST intersection projects
March 7, 2017: Commissioners approve resurfacing contract on Ronald Reagan Parkway, accept state funding
February 21, 2017: Commissioners approve replacement of Harbins Road Bridge over Jackson Creek
February 21, 2017: Board approves replacing pedestrian bridge, installing new sections of sidewalk
February 10, 2017:  Final leg of SR 20 widening in Gwinnett opens to traffic
2016
December 21, 2016: Gwinnett County, Sugarloaf CID partner on transportation studies
December 8, 2016: Board approves safety and alignment project at intersection of Kilgore, South Bogan Roads
December 6, 2016: New skyland sidewalk will connect homes, schools and businesses
October 11, 2016: SPLOST Citizens Committee recommends funding allocations for transportation projects
October 4, 2016: Gwinnett and Georgia DOT join forces to address road improvements
October 4, 2016: Five Forks Trickum Road to get roadway, signal and sidewalk upgrades
September 20, 2016: SPLOST Funds Streetlights in Three Neighborhoods
September 6, 2016: New sidewalks to connect neighborhoods to Lanier Middle
August 22, 2016: Gwinnett Board approves sidewalk on Killian Hill Road
August 22, 2016: Gwinnett Commissioners accept $2 million for I-85 interchange at Gravel Springs Road
August 11, 2016: County seeks resident input on SPLOST-Funded transportation projects
July 20, 2016: Board approves annual contract to rehabilitate County-maintained bridges
June 22, 2016: County to upgrade intersection of Pleasant Hill Road and Club Drive
June 22, 2016: Commissioners move on requests related to community improvement districts
May 19, 2016: Road widenings to improve traffic flow and safety
May 17, 2016: County approves contract to upgrade flashing school beacons across Gwinnett
May 17, 2016: Historic structure takes on new life with restoration of Rogers Bridge
May 3, 2016: SPLOST funded sidewalks, intersection improvements coming soon
April 20, 2016: SPLOST funds sidewalk, intersection improvements
March 16, 2016: Board awards pedestrian safety project on Peachtree Industrial near schools
February 17, 2016: Gwinnett County, city of Grayson team up to improve major intersection
February 4, 2016: County supports detailed look into Gwinnett Place CID’s Master Plan
January 19, 2016: Board approves road contracts
2015
December 15, 2015 - Traffic to shift on SR 20 as DOT achieves major milestone on widening project
December 1, 2015 - Board fills sidewalk gap along Old Norcross Road
November 4, 2015 - Board approves pedestrian, school safety projects on Plunketts Road and Collins Hill Road
October 22, 2015 - County awards bridge, road improvement contracts
September 15, 2015 - Lenora Church Road, Skyland Drive Will Get Safety Improvements
August 4, 2015 - Bennett Road improvements coming with SPLOST funds
July 23, 2015 - SPLOST funds city sidewalks, SR 316 at Harbins Road intersection
July 7, 2015 - SPLOST will fund bridge rehabilitation
May 19, 2015 - Citizens Project Selection Committee sets next meeting
May 19, 2015 - SPLOST funds upgrades to road, bridge
May 8, 2015 - Board approves pedestrian upgrades
March 3, 2015 - Upgrades coming to Hog Mountain Road at Braselton Highway intersection
January 7, 2015 - New schools, U.S. 78 to get road upgrades
2014
December 17, 2014 - Three more subdivisions join streetlight program
December 16, 2014 - Gwinnett, cities share SPLOST for 60 road projects
December 16, 2014 - Gwinnett County 2014 SPLOST County/City Transportation Project List
November 4, 2014 - Road and sidewalk projects get construction approval
October 8, 2014 - Three more subdivisions join streetlight program
September 16, 2014 - Commissioners approve road improvements with SPLOST
July 24, 2014 - County and Peachtree Corners partner on Crooked Creek Road improvements
July 2, 2014 - Bridge repairs underway at Steve Reynolds Boulevard, Ingram Road, Connemara Trace, Rockbridge Road, Arnold Road
April 16, 2014 - 2014 SPLOST funds allocated
April 2, 2014 - Citizens propose projects for transportation funding
March 21, 2014 - Citizens project selection committee meets March 24
March 18, 2014 - Harbins Road to get road and sidewalks improvements
March 7, 2014 - Citizens project selection committee meets March 10
March 4, 2014 - Buford Highway will get new sidewalks
February 20, 2014 - Citizens project selection committee meets February 24
February 7, 2014 - Citizens project selection committee meets February 10 
February 4, 2014 - Intersection improvements coming to Sugarloaf Parkway, Five Forks Trickum Road
January 31, 2014 - Citizens project selection committee meeting rescheduled to February 3
January 24, 2014 - Citizens project selection committee meeting rescheduled to January 29
January 23, 2014 - Streetlight petition for Stratford square subdivision approved
January 22, 2014 - Citizens project selection committee meets January 27
January 8, 2014 - Citizens project selection committee meets January 13
January 8, 2014 - Traffic safety improvements coming for new school on Northbrook Parkway
2013
December 11, 2013 - Citizens project selection committee meets December 16
December 4, 2013 - SPLOST funding for streetlights approved
December 3 - Citizens project selection committee meets this Thursday
November 21, 2013 - Citizens project selection committee meets November 25
November 20, 2013 - County installs more cameras to manage traffic congestion
November 5, 2013 - Gwinnett seeks road resurfacing funds from state Department of Transportation
October 16, 2013 - Road improvements coming to Buford Drive/SR20
September 10, 2013 - Citizens committee holds first meeting
August 21, 2013 - Safety upgrades coming to Trickum Middle School area
July 18, 2013 - Officials break ground on State Route 20 widening
June 10, 2013 – Pleasant Hill Road Diverging Diamond Interchange
May 29, 2013 – New sidewalks: Cruse Road, Beaver Ruin Road, Peachtree Parkway/State Route 141
May 8, 2013 – Suwanee Dam Road safety upgrade
March 19, 2013 – Simonton Road improvements
March 19, 2013 – Intersection improvements: Arcado Road, Peachtree Industrial Boulevard
March 5, 2013 – Safety improvements: Hurricane Shoals Road, Cruse Road, Dickens Road, Old Peachtree Road
March 5, 2013 – Lilburn Main Street relocation
January 3, 2013 – Western Gwinnett Bikeway extension to Rogers Bridge Road

2012
December 12, 2012 – Traffic Control Center upgrades
November 7, 2012 – North Berkeley Lake Road sidewalk installation
July 2, 2012 – Sugarloaf Parkway extension to State Route 316
June 19, 2012 – Road safety improvements: Webb Gin House Road, Grayson Parkway/State Route 84, Jimmy Carter Boulevard
June 7, 2012 – Club Drive sidewalks and road shoulder improvements
April 17, 2012 – Centerville Highway traffic monitoring systems
April 17, 2012 – Archer High School sidewalk installation
March 6, 2012 – Road and sidewalk improvements: Old Norcross Tucker Road, Johnson Road
February 24, 2012 – Grayson High School access road
February 21, 2012 – Cruse Road bridge and sidewalks
February 7, 2012 – U.S. 78 intersection at McGee Road

2011
December 14, 2011 – Miller Road improvements
November 17, 2011 – Pleasant Hill Road widening from Buford Highway to Howell Ferry Road
October 5, 2011 – Dacula Elementary School safety improvements
August 19, 2011 – Sugarloaf Parkway extension to West Campbell Road
August 16, 2011 – New Hope Road upgrades
July 26, 2011 – Interstate 85 Corridor study
July 19, 2011 – GC Smart Commute expansion: Pleasant Hill Road, Buford Drive/State Route 20, Peachtree Industrial Boulevard
June 24, 2011 – Rock Springs Road safety improvements
June 8, 2011 – New sidewalks and turn Lanes: Lanier High School, Mountain Park Aquatic Center
March 4, 2011 – Bridge replacements for Killian Hill Road, Lee Road
February 17, 2011 – Western Gwinnett Bikeway extension to Pleasant Hill Road
February 17, 2011 – Five Forks Trickum Road intersection improvements
January 21, 2011 – Cambridge Street realignment at U.S. 78
January 21, 2011 – New sidewalks for Pine Road, Jim Moore Road
January 6, 2011 – Sidewalks and gutters for Bush Road

2010
December 16, 2010 – Sugarloaf Parkway extension to Martins Chapel Road
December 15, 2010 – Gwinnett Village CID improvements: Jimmy Carter Boulevard, Buford Highway, Indian Trail Road
December 15, 2010 – New sidewalks around Gwinnett: Sweetwater Road, Koger Boulevard, Steve Reynolds Boulevard, Old Norcross Road, Venture Drive, Pineland Road, Sugarloaf Parkway, Satellite Boulevard, Ross Road
November 18, 2010 – Road improvements: State Route 316, Beaver Ruin Road, Jimmy Carter Boulevard, Graves Road, Temple-Johnson Road, South Rockbridge Road
August 25, 2010 – Gwinnett Traffic Control Center
August 5, 2010 – U.S. 29/Lawrenceville Highway transportation study
August 5, 2010 – North Berkeley Lake Road pedestrian improvements
July 20, 2010 – Diverging Diamond Interchanges at Jimmy Carter Boulevard and Pleasant Hill Road approved
June 15, 2010 – Five Forks Trickum Road turn lanes, Patterson Road bridge, Hewatt Road sidewalks for Head Elementary School
February 2, 2010 – Sugarloaf Parkway extension to New Hope Road
January 20, 2010 – Emergency flood repairs for bridges: Garner Road, Martin Nash Road, Club Drive

2009
December 15, 2009 – Peachtree Industrial Boulevard and Collins Industrial Way improvements
November 20, 2009 – Intersection and road improvements: North Road at Pinehurst Road, Jimmy Carter Boulevard at Singleton Road, Venture Drive, Ridgedale Drive
November 19, 2009 – Automated traffic management for sections of State Route 20 and Pleasant Hill Road
October 9, 2009 – Sidewalks added near Jackson Elementary School, North Gwinnett High School
July 21, 2009 – Road safety and sidewalk projects: Hope Hollow Road, Pate Road at Old Loganville Road, Bethany Church Road near Centerville Library
April 22, 2009 – Three intersection improvements: U.S. 78 at Rosebud Road, Hurricane Shoals Road at Dacula Road, New Hope Road at Chandler Road
April 22, 2009 – Sidewalk and school safety projects: Hurricane Shoals Road, Holcomb Bridge Road, West Liddell Road, Davis Circle
March 18, 2009 – Archer High School access improvements

2008
December 16, 2008 – Traffic control systems for Satellite Boulevard
November 4, 2008 – Traffic monitoring systems: Old Norcross Road, Beaver Ruin Road
November 4, 2008 – Road improvements: Hewatt Road, Brownlee Road, Bunten Road Meadow Church Road 
October 16, 2008 – Eight newly widened roads: Rockbridge Road, Five Forks Trickum Road, Webb Gin House Road, Old Norcross Road, U.S. 29/SR 8/Crogan Street, SR 324/Gravel Springs Road, SR 120/Duluth Highway, SR 20/Grayson Highway
October 16, 2008 – Improved interchanges: State Route 316 at I-85, Pleasant Hill Road at Buford Highway
October 8, 2008 – State Route 120 Advanced Transportation Management System
August 5, 2008 – Intersection improvements for State Route 324 at I-85 and State Route 20 at Old Peachtree Road
August 5, 2008 – McCart Road sidewalks
August 5, 2008 – Traffic monitoring for Sugarloaf Parkway
July 15, 2008 – New sidewalks for three roads: West Price Road, Meadow Church Road, Old Snellville Highway
July 3, 2008 – Herrington Road improvements
May 7, 2008 – Pleasant Hill Road Widening
May 7, 2008 – Safety improvements for Buford Dam Road at Suwanee Dam Road
April 15, 2008 – Improvements for State Route 124, South Puckett’s Mill Road, McGinnis Ferry Road
April 1, 2008 – Rosebud Elementary School safety upgrades

2007
December 11, 2007 – Intersection improvements: Rosebud Road at Cooper Road, Webb Gin House Road at Scenic Highway/State Route 124
June 19, 2007 – Road improvements: Harbins Road, Oakbrook Parkway, Mineral Springs Road, Indian Trail-Lilburn Road
June 5, 2007 – U.S. 78 improvements in Evermore CID
May 1, 2007 – Turn lanes, sidewalk safety projects: Riverside Road, Lenora Church Road, Mill Creek High School area
April. 17, 2007 – School Safety Projects: Grayson High School, Patrick Elementary School, Lovin Elementary School
March 20, 2007 – New traffic signal for North Road at Wisteria Drive
February 6, 2007 – Lake Lucerne Road sidewalks and upgraded fencing

2006
December 13, 2006 – Intersection improvements: Centerville-Rosebud Road at Mink Livsey Road and Braselton Highway/State Route 124 at Prospect Road
December 13, 2006 – Road and pedestrian improvements: State Route 324/Gravel Springs Road, Brook Hollow Parkway, Jones Middle School area
November 8, 2006 – Sidewalks and safety projects: Magill Elementary School, Oak Road, and Garner Road
November 8, 2006 – Intersection realignment and turn lanes: Old Norcross Road at Boggs Road and Grayson Parkway/State Route 84 at Bennett Road
October 3, 2006 – Graves Road bridge replacement
September 8, 2006 – Traffic flow improvements: Parkview High School turn lanes, Scenic Highway/State Route 124 advanced traffic management systems
August 15, 2006 – Safety upgrades: Lenora Church Road at Centerville-Rosebud Road, Old Auburn Road at Dacula Middle School
July 18, 2006 – Sidewalk installation: Rockbridge Road, Bethany Church Road
February 7, 2006 – Advanced Transportation Management Systems on Peachtree Industrial Boulevard

2005
August 16, 2005 – Bridge and upgrade for McGinnis Ferry Road
August 5, 2005 – Russell Road bridge and State Route 20 signal modifications
June 22, 2005 – Pedestrian safety projects: Jimmy Carter Boulevard, Singleton Road
June 22, 2005 – Turn lanes for Dacula Road, Howell Ferry Road
February 1, 2005 – Traffic management expansion for Scenic Highway, Beaver Ruin Road, Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road/Suwanee Dam Road, Old Norcross Road