The I-85 interchange at Jimmy Carter Boulevard is just one of the projects paid for in recent years by Gwinnett County’s special local option sales tax. MATT KEMPNER / AJC

SPLOST on its way to passing in Gwinnett County

Gwinnett County voters appear to pass a 1-cent sales tax for roads, parks, libraries and other construction projects.

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The special local option sales tax (SPLOST) would generate an estimated $950 million over six years. The county will get about $748.2 million, while its 16 cities will split nearly $202 million.

Gwinnett voters have routinely renewed the SPLOST since approving it for the first time in 1985.

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