PHOTOS: Checking in with all that stuff being built on Scenic Highway

Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

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Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

By now, Gwinnett, you're probably aware that they're building a lot of stuff on Scenic Highway.

Like, a whole lot.

Among many other things, the popular thoroughfare that connects Snellville and Lawrenceville is getting a new Taco Bell, a new dine-in movie theater and a Cracker Barrel (!).

But where do all of these projects stand? And when will they be finished?

Not many have concrete opening dates just yet, but the photo tour below provides a little insight into — and visual proof of — the progress.

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Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

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Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

At Scenic Highway's intersection with Scenic Pines Drive, work on a new Culver's — of "ButterBurger" and custard fame — is well underway.

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Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

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Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

There's also a relatively new IHOP next door. Did you know there was a relatively new IHOP next door?

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Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

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Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

Across the highway from those sites, the new Carmike Ovation 11 — one of those fancy movie theaters with a full food menu and bar — is readying for an opening that's right around the corner.

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Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

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Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

Across the parking lot, a Jim 'N Nick's Bar-B-Q opened a little while back — thought you might like the reminder.

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Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

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Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

12Stone Church's Snellville campus — at 1709 Scenic Highway, in the former Best Buy spot — is also up and running.

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Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

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Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

And now: Cracker Barrel. The much anticipated eatery is under construction at 1750 Scenic Highway (in the budding Park Place shopping center) and currently looks like this...

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Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

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Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

...and this. At last check it was slated to open sometime in March of next year.

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Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

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Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

Next to the Cracker Barrel site, a Zaxby's (background) and Freddy's Frozen Custard and Steakburgers (foreground) have already opened.

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Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

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Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

Further south, near Scenic Highway's intersection with Dogwood Road, a new Taco Bell is looking pretty close to completion.

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Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

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Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

And next door, a Cook Out location — Gwinnett County's first — finally opened a couple weeks back.

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Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

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Recent and current construction on Scenic Highway in Snellville and Lawrenceville has included a new Cook Out restaurant, an upcoming Cracker Barrel and a soon-to-open dine-in movie theater. TYLER ESTEP / TYLER.ESTEP@COXINC.COM

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