The Cobb County Board of Commissioners voted 5-0 July 14 to spend around $2.1 million to construct Six Flags Drive.
CMES Inc. was the low bidder at $2,161,692, including $2,045,982 for roadway costs and $115,710 for water system costs.
The project is expected to be completed by next summer with the addition of a 16-foot wide raised median along Six Flags Drive from Factory Shoals Road to Riverside Parkway and landscaping of that median.
Also, this project includes realigning Elsner Road at the intersection with Six Flags Drive.
The project length is .64 miles.
In the fall, the roadway’s name will be changed to Riverside Parkway.
Funding will come from the 2011 special purpose local option sales tax.
Support real journalism. Support local journalism. Subscribe to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution today. See offers.
Your subscription to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution funds in-depth reporting and investigations that keep you informed. Thank you for supporting real journalism.
Download the new AJC app. More local news, more breaking news and in-depth journalism. AJC.com. Atlanta. News. Now.
Download the new AJC app. More local news, more breaking news and in-depth journalism.