Plans were drawn up and traffic studies performed in 2002, 2004, and 2009 and again as recently as fall of 2016. Partial funding for the project dates back as far as 1999. Latest updates from GDOT put construction approved to begin in 2022 at a cost of a little over $22 million.
The problem is things have changed in the nearly 20 years this project has been hanging in limbo. In a letter dated Nov. 28, 2016, Loganville Mayor Dan Curry respectively thanked GDOT for their ongoing commitment to the project while noting crucial concerns about how the project might negatively impact the city’s efforts to redevelop its city center.