TSPLOST Proposed Projects

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PROPOSED PROJECT LIST

City of Sandy Springs staff identified the following projects through a review of the City's Capital Improvement Program (CIP) as well as adopted Transportation and Subarea Plans:

  • Transportation Master Plan
  • North Fulton Comprehensive Transportation Plan
  • Bicycle, Pedestrian and Trail Plan
  • Perimeter Livable Centers Initiative (LCI) Study
  • Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) and Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)

Regional Congestion Mitigation and Safety Projects (in next 5 years)

  • I-285/Ga 400 Interchange Reconstruction
    • Includes Ga 400 Multi-use path at the I-285/Ga 400 Interchange/sound barriers
  • Ga 400 CD Lanes north of I-285 including the improvements for:
    • Abernathy and Ga 400 Diverging Diamond Interchange reconstruction
    • Replacing and widening Mt. Vernon Hwy. bridge over Ga 400
  • I-285 at Riverside Drive roundabouts
    • Roundabouts will replace existing traffic signal at I-285 exit on ramps (safety project).

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Regional Congestion Mitigation Projects    (5-10 years) 

  • SR 400 Express Lanes. Project reflects two (managed) lanes in each direction from I‑285 to McGinnis Ferry Road for a total of 71 additional lane miles.
    • Estimated Cost:  $2.4 Billion
    • Expected percentage of reduction in delay – 18%
  • Revive 285 Top End (Express Lane Only). Project reflects two new Express (managed) lanes in each direction along top end of the Perimeter between I‑75 and I‑85 for a total of 62 additional lane miles.
    • Estimated Cost:  $5.9 Billion
    • Expected percentage of reduction in delay - 6%

Source: Georgia Department of Transportation, www.garoads.org

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Local Congestion Mitigation, Connectivity, and Safety Projects (in next 5 Years) 

  • Intersection Realignment Projects and Signal Upgrades:
    • T-45 Windsor Pkwy at Roswell Road/SR 9 intersection realignment
    • T-43 Glenridge at Roswell Road/SR 9 intersection realignment
    • T-46 Cliftwood Drive at Carpenter Drive and Roswell Road/SR 9 intersection realignment
  • Adaptive Signal Timing (SCOOT) Installation:
    • T-44 Roswell Road/SR 9 from Chastain Drive (Atlanta) to Vernon Woods Drive
    • T-54 Hammond Drive, Peachtree Dunwoody Road, Glenridge Drive, Glenridge Connector, and Johnson Ferry Road (around the I-285/SR 400 interchange)
  • New Roswell Road/SR 9 Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge over the Chattahoochee River (partnership with City of Roswell)
  • New Street Connections in City Springs Master Plan Area:
    • Boylston Road to Roswell Road/SR 9 Connector
    • Blue Stone Road Extension to City Springs
    • North/South connector from Allen Road to Cliftwood Drive
 

Johnson Ferry Road / Mt Vernon Efficiency Improvements 

Project Description:

The project will construct dual roundabouts at Johnson Ferry Road and Mt. Vernon Hwy intersections, add sidewalks, and will return streets to two-way traffic operations between Roswell Road and Hunting Creek Drive

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Project Benefits:

•Improve mobility and safety
•Without improvement, intersections are projected to have failing Level of Service in the future condition
•The roundabouts will reduce the number of vehicle conflicts, slow travel speeds, and provide pedestrian accommodations

Estimated TSPLOST Funding: $25,000,000   

Plan Origin:

Sandy Springs Capital Improvement Program (CIP)/ Master Transportation Plan

Sandy Springs Traffic Efficiency Improvements

Project Description:

The project will provide for local intersection and traffic operations upgrades throughout the city.

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Estimated TSPLOST Funding: $20,000,000

Project Benefits:

Provide reduction in delay and improve mobility and safety.

Plan Origin:

Sandy Springs Annual Intersection Improvement Program (IIP)/Master Transportation Plan

 

Mt. Vernon Highway and Roberts Drive Multiuse Path – Phase 1

Project Description:

These projects will add separated bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure along the Mt. Vernon Highway (2.0 mi) and Roberts Drive (1.6 mi) corridors

Multi Use path 1     Note: Minimum side path width is 10 feet: optimal width is 12 feet: Other cross-sections with separated bicycle facilities can be considered.bike network

Estimated TSPLOST Funding: $10,000,000 for Mt. Vernon Hwy; $5,000,000 for Roberts Drive

Project Benefits:

  • Provide last-mile access between City Springs and Perimeter (Sandy Springs MARTA)
  • Provide last-mile access between SR 9 Bicycle/Pedestrian Bridge and Island Ford Park

Plan Origin:

Sandy Springs Bicycle, Pedestrian and Trail Plan

 

SR 400 Trail System

Project Description:

The project will connect Path400 Trail from its terminus at Loridans Drive to the I-285/SR 400 interchange trail.

SR400

Estimated TSPLOST Funding: $5,000,000

Project Benefits:

Provide multiuse trail mobility between Sandy Springs and Buckhead.

Plan Origin:

Sandy Springs Bicycle, Pedestrian and Trail Plan

 

Sandy Springs Sidewalk Program

Project Description:

The project will continue filling sidewalk gaps throughout Sandy Springs.

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Estimated TSPLOST Funding: $15,000,000

Project Benefits:

Provide sidewalk gap fill throughout the city

Plan Origin:

Sandy Springs FY 2016 Capital Sidewalk Program

Perimeter Last Mile Connectivity 

Project Description:

The project will construct Perimeter trails and acquire right-of-way for future high capacity transit linking the Perimeter Community Improvement District.

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Estimated TSPLOST Funding: $5,000,000

Project Benefits:

    Provide direct last-mile connections throughout the      
    Perimeter Community Improvement District

    Preserve right-of-way for future transit service

Plan Origin:

Perimeter Commuter Trail System Master Plan and Perimeter Circulator Implementation Study

Sandy Springs Roadway Maintenance and Paving

Project Description:

The project will provide for paving and roadway maintenance throughout the city.

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Estimated TSPLOST Funding: up to $5,000,000

Project Benefits:

Maintain city-owned infrastructure to performance standards.

Plan Origin:

Sandy Springs Pavement Condition Index, Bridge Inspection Report/Master Transportation Plan

Hammond Drive Phase 1 Efficiency Improvements 

Project Description:

Phase 1 will complete design for Hammond Drive to include 4 lanes with sidewalks, bicycle lanes, and transit lanes and acquire right-of-way.    Screen Shot 2016-05-02 at 11.15.30 AM

Estimated TSPLOST Funding: $15,000,000

Project Benefits:

•Improve mobility and safety
•Without improvement, the corridor is projected to have failing Level of Service in the future condition
•The will provide pedestrian, bicycle and future transit accommodations

Plan Origin:

Sandy Springs Capital Improvement Program (CIP)/Master Transportation Plan/North Fulton Comprehensive Transportation Plan

Flexible Shoulder Lanes on I-285   

Project Description:

The project will convert existing shoulders on I-285 to transit lanes for Express Bus and shuttle service use.      flexible shoulder

Estimated TSPLOST Funding: $1,000,000 (to leverage state and federal funding)

Project Benefits:

Provide express bus and high occupant shuttle and transit service travel advantage during the peak hours 

Plan Origin:

Georgia DOT Revive285

Pending approval from GDOT

 

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