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There are more than 315 miles of roadways in the Sandy Springs local street network. Since incorporation in 2005, the City has paved more than 170 miles of those roadways. In addition, the City has completed more than 42 intersection improvement projects, install 32 miles of traffic fiber, and has 129 signals throughout the city under the control of its Traffic Management Center.

Insterstate I-285 and Georgia State Routes 400 and 9 (Roswell Road) also pass through Sandy Springs. These highways are maintained by the State. 

Maintaining our city's road, bridges, drainage structures and right-of-way is a priority and an ongoing program.

Current Road Projects

Use the map to view road projects currently underway in the Sandy Springs and click on the project title to view more information.  Our Road Work Advisory page contains a list of planned lane and road closures around the city. 

Project Description

The project limits are Hammond Drive from Roswell Road (State Route 9) to Glenridge Drive. The scope of work includes developing concepts for the widening of Hammond Drive with associated operational improvements to intersections along the corridor.  The goals of this project are to improve safety, mobility, and improve pedestrian/bicycle access, and is included within the Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (T-SPLOST) program approved by voters in Sandy Springs and Fulton County as part of the T-SPLOST referendum passed in November 2016

Project Status 

Winter 2019: Concept design is underway. 

February 20, 2019 Project Input Meeting

The City of Sandy Springs hosted a Neighborhood Input Meeting for the Glenridge-Hammond HOA on Feb. 20, 2019, at City Springs. Approximately 100 neighbors attended. Participants considered two questions about a possible road project involving Hammond Drive between Glenridge Road and Hammond Drive: What are your concerns about a project that would redesign Hammond Drive? And what could be done to make this project a neighborhood asset?

A meeting with the general public will be held at a later date.

Report from February 20, 2019 Project Input Meeting: Hammond Drive Corridor Project Neighborhood Meeting Report

Project History

2009: A fact finding Public Information Open House (PIOH) was held on April 13, 2009. An informational handout was presented to attendees. 

2015: Mayor and Council were updated on the project during its meeting on January 6, 2015.

2016: The City Council approve inclusion of Phase 1: Complete design for Hammond Drive to include 4 lanes with sidewalks, bicycle lanes, and transit lanes and acquire right-of-way. as part of the proposed T-SPLOST project list. Prior to voting on approval of the list, the Council was provided an update on a Traffic Study conducted.  The presentation and supporting study are below.

Hammond Drive Traffic Study Presentation_6-7-2016rev

Hammond Drive Traffic Study_2016-06-13

 

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Road Resurfacing

Bicycle, Pedestrian & Trail Plan

Information from the public meetings and survey for citizens regarding the proposed Bicycle, Pedestrian & Trail Plan.

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