Streetscape development from Mt Vernon to Hammond Drive in connection with the City Center project.
August 17, 2016 Public Meeting
The City of Sandy Springs will host a Public Information Open House to update the community on planned improvements on Sandy Springs Circle from Hammond Drive to Mt. Vernon Highway. Exhibits of project plans will be on display with City staff available to answer questions about the project. A short presentation is planned as a general overview.
WHEN: Wednesday, August 17, 2016. Time: 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
WHERE: Sandy Springs City Hall Council Chambers, 7840 Roswell Road, Building 500.
PROJECT INFORMATION: The Sandy Springs Circle Project incorporates infrastructure improvements as outlined in the City Springs (City Center) Master Plan which will improve pedestrian access, including a multiuse path (west side of the corridor) and a continuous Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant pedestrian path along each side of Sandy Springs Circle from Hammond Drive to Mt. Vernon Highway.
The west side of Sandy Springs Circle will include a 12-foot wide multi-purpose path, 6-foot wide landscape/furniture zone, 6-foot wide sidewalks and a 10-foot wide tree/utility strip. Canopy street trees and light fixtures will be located on both sides of the road.
The east side of Sandy Springs Circle will consist of a 10-foot sidewalk and 2-foot utility/tree strip, including a wall within this strip in various locations. An 8-foot wide sidewalk will be located adjacent to the Heritage Green Park.
The existing four-lane roadway will be modified to provide one, 11-foot wide travel lane in each direction, a 10-foot median/left turn lane, and an 8-foot wide parking lane.
March 9, 2016 Public Meeting
On Wednesday, March 9, 2016, the City of Sandy Springs hosted a Public Open House regarding streetscape improvements planned for Sandy Springs Circle from Hammond Drive to Mt. Vernon Highway. There was not a formal presentation, but City of Sandy Springs representatives were available with plans and displays to discuss the project and answer questions from the public.
March 9, 2016 Public Meeting Information
Additional project funding was approved by the Atlanta Regional Commission. Design efforts are underway as coordination with City Center redevelopment continues.
Project Reference #CC-10