Transportation Infrastructure

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The Public Works Department is responsible for the City’s transportation systems, which includes road and right-of-way maintenance, traffic engineering, transportation planning and capital improvement implementation. This department works with the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) on our regional transport infrastructure. Public Works is also responsible for the City’s stormwater infrastructure. You can contact Public Works through the Citizen Response Center at 770-730-5600.


Including Roswell Road (which is officially SR 9), the City oversees 330 miles of local streets. 

Traffic Signals

Learn about the City's management of traffic signals to improve traffic flows. You'll also find information on current traffic signal improvement projects.

Traffic Calming

Traffic calming techniques are generally classified as physical devices or psychological devices put in place to slow traffic down in residential areas.

TrafficWatch Map

Every wonder about traffic conditions before heading onto our city's streets? These cameras will catch you up on current conditions.


Connectivity, whether by car or foot, are important, ongoing initiatives. A formal process is in place to help add sidewalk, walkability throughout Sandy Springs.

Street Lighting

Street lights in the City are installed exclusively to illuminate public streets, roads and sidewalks to  keep motorists and pedestrians safe.


A Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) is a sales tax used to fund capital outlay projects proposed by a county government and municipal governments. A Transportation SPLOST (T-SPLOST) is simply a sales tax where the capital outlays are intended for transportation purposes only. 

Right of Way Policy

The Right of Way Office carries out the City's right of way acquisition, maintenance, and disposal operations.

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