Updating SPLOST: What's Happening With Your Pennies

UPDATING SPLOST: WHAT’S HAPPENING WITH YOUR PENNIES?

SPLOST RoadOver the past several weeks, Tucker’s SPLOST plan has begun to crystallize. Significant steps have been taken – largely behind the scenes – to get projects lined up and have some noticeable progress made to many of Tucker’s streets before the end of 2018.

There is currently a Request for Proposals (RFP) out for bids on the road resurfacing contract. The City is also evaluating bids for a firm to inspect the resurfacing once it’s complete to make sure the work was done properly. A Request for Qualifications (RFQ) is out for professional engineering services. This is looking for a group of consultants to examine possible improvements to sidewalks and intersections, as well as to conduct surveys and traffic studies. Finally, an intersection accident analysis is underway to find out how and where transportation professionals can implement safety measures to keep Tucker drivers safe.

The RFPs, RFQs and intersection accident analysis are all anticipated for completion this month.

As for road resurfacing, a pavement quality analysis by the professionals at Stantec was presented to the Mayor and City Council. This analysis surveyed every mile of Tucker roads and gave each section of road a score from one to 100 indicating how good or bad the condition of the pavement was. The Council voted to use these scores and pave the worst 22 streets in the City right away. The number of streets was based on estimates of how much resurfacing could be done with the $5 million allocated for FY ’18 and ’19. Barring weather delays or other unforeseen circumstances, all 22 streets should be resurfaced by the end of the year.

As the summer progresses, you will also start to hear a lot about the City’s Transportation Master Plan. This process is already underway, with a stakeholder committee being selected later this month. There will be numerous opportunities for Tucker residents and business owners to provide input, including a series of public meetings set to begin this summer.

Worst to First:
The Streets That are Getting Fixed Now

Based on the Stantec survey, these 22 streets are in worse shape than any others in the City of Tucker. Ten are collector/arterial roads and 12 are residential streets. Resurfacing should be complete on these roads later this year.

 

#STREET NAMEFROMTO
1 Auger Drive Hammermill Drive End
2 Bonnie Glenn Cove Bonnie Glenn Lane Cul de sac
3 Sable Court Gloucester Drive Cul de sac
4 Chedworth Court Chedworth Drive Cul de sac
5 Vera Circle Archdale Drive End
6 Summeroak Drive Morgan Road Cul de sac
7 Wenlock Edge Cove Oakengate Drive Cul de sac
8 Ashleywood Court Ashleywoods Drive Cul de sac
9 Burleigh Drive Harbour Oaks Rd Drayton Woods Dr
10 Thornridge Lane Thornridge Drive End
11 Stratmor Drive Hugh Howell Rd Deer Ridge Dr
12 Hideaway Drive Idlevale Drive End
13 Winding Woods Drive Lavista Road Winbrooke Lane
14 Cold Water Canyon Ct Cold Water Cyn Dr Cul de sac
15 Roadhaven Drive E Ponce de Leon Ave Greer Circle
16 Midvale Road Lavista Road I-285 overpass
17 Mountain Industrial Blvd E Ponce de Leon Ave Lawrenceville Hwy
18 Lewis Road Roadhaven Drive Rock Mtn Blvd
19 Brockett Road Lawrenceville Hwy Lavista Road
20 Old Norcross Road Lawrenceville Hwy Ginson Drive
21 Idlewood Road E Ponce de Leon Ave Sarr Parkway
22 Fellowship Road Idlewood Road Lavista Road

Tucker Social

Loading social feed...
STAY CONNECTED