Johns Creek to discuss $2.5 million project to build new two-lane road

City leaders in Johns Creek are inviting the public to attend a meeting on Wednesday where they can voice their opinions about a new road construction project.

As part of the Tier 1 TSPLOST projects, the city is planning to build a two-lane road that would connect Bell Road to Johns Creek Parkway near Technology Park, running parallel to Medlock Bridge Road.

The meeting to discuss the project with the public will be held Sept. 12 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Johns Creek Municipal Court at 11445 Johns Creek Parkway.

The project would cost an estimated $2.5 million and could include improvements such as sidewalks, trails and landscaping, according to the city’s website.

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According to the city, the project would improve traffic flow and pedestrian access from the Bell corridor to Technology Park. The new roadway would be designed to handle 12,390 cars per day, according to a 2017 traffic study.

Construction is expected to begin in late 2019. The road will be called New Location Road.

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