• Date: 08/14/2017 3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Introduction: Officials from the City of Sandy Springs and Fulton County will celebrate the first T-SPLOST project to begin construction.

Project at Mt. Vernon Highway and Long Island Drive to provide traffic efficiency improvements


WHAT:   Officials from the City of Sandy Springs and Fulton County will celebrate the first T-SPLOST project to begin construction by unveiling a “T-SPLOST at Work” sign at the site of the Mt Vernon Highway and Long Island Drive traffic efficiency project.  Construction is scheduled to begin mid-August.    


WHEN:  Monday, August 14, 2017

                3:00 p.m.


WHERE: The intersection of Mount Vernon Highway and Long Island Drive,

Sandy Springs, GA 30328


WHY:  On November 8, 2016, Fulton County voters, including residents of Sandy Springs, approved the Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (T-SPLOST) to support transportation improvements over the five-year program. The collection of the 0.75 percent (3/4 of a cent) sales tax began in April 2017 with an estimated $103.7 million anticipated to be raised for use in Sandy Springs for transportation improvements; an estimated $600M over five years for Fulton County cities (outside the City of Atlanta).


The Mount Vernon and Long Island Drive project will provide traffic efficiency improvements including a dedicated left turn lane and pedestrian crossing. The total project cost is $100,000.   


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