MKSK Studios will conduct a $150,000 feasibility study for Alpharetta of a proposed system of trails and green spaces in the North Point area. CITY OF ALPHARETTA

Alpharetta OKs $150K feasibility study of North Point trails

The Alpharetta City Council has awarded a $150,000 contract to an urban planning consultant to do a feasibility study of a system of connected trails and green spaces in the North Point area.

A city evaluation committee gave MKSK Studios the highest scores of seven firms that responded to a request for proposals for the North Point Area and Alpha Loop Trail Connectivity Feasibility Study.

The study will be funded by a $120,000 grant of the Atlanta Regional Commission Livable Centers Initiative, matched by $30,000 in local funds from the city, according to a staff report to the council.

“The feasibility study will develop a scoping concept plan for a multi-use path connecting the Alpha Loop to the Big Creek Greenway, North Point Mall, and across Haynes Bridge Road,” staff said. The plan will include an alignment, typical cross section, environmental impacts and cost estimates.

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