Construction

Northeast Trail – Segment 2 (Central / Hairpin)

Clear Creek to Buford Highway; Subarea 6 // Subarea 6

Current work, or Phase I, includes trail design and construction between Clear Creek/ Ansley Mall and the Buford Spring Connector under an agreement with Georgia Power for work within the Georgia Power Transmission line easement. The Phase I construction contract is held by Georgia Power and includes all trail construction for 0.68 miles, excluding lighting, cameras, and landscaping. For Phase II, this section of trail will ultimately be 1.2 miles in length in total when complete and run from Westminster to Mayson Street / Plasters Avenue connection. Phase II work will also include a landscaping, lighting and security camera package for the full 1.2 mile length of this segment.

 

Schedule Milestones:

Sep 2019 Phase I – LDP Issued from COA + Construction Start

Mar 2021 Phase I – Target Completion for All Construction

Jan 2021 Phase II Permitting Start – Remaining Work (GDOT encroachment for Buford + COA permits needed)

N/A Phase II Bid Advertisement – Remaining Work (contingent upon construction funding availability)

Project Status

Phase I:

  • Montgomery Ferry ramp construction is finishing up handrail installation. This is the final item for substantial completion.
  • Trail is expected to open in an advanced interim condition in April 2021.

Phase II:

  • Permitting is underway for this section (1.2 miles between Westminster Drive and Mayson Street). The drawings are at 90% complete and work is in progress to confirm budgets and bring the drawings to 100% complete.

Project Timeline

September 2019
Phase I - LDP Issued from COA + Construction Start
Mar 2021
Phase I – Target Completion for All Construction
Jan 2021
 Phase II Permitting Start – Remaining Work (GDOT encroachment for Buford + COA permits needed)
TBD
Phase II Bid Advertisement – Remaining Work (contingent upon construction funding availability)