Commissioners approve sidewalk construction on Buford Highway and Winters Chapel Road

(Lawrenceville, Ga., June 14, 2017) – Gwinnett County Commissioners on Tuesday, June 6 awarded sidewalk projects on SR 13/US 23/Buford Highway from Langford Road to Simpson Circle and on Winters Chapel Road from Newton Drive to Spalding Drive.

District 2 Commissioner Lynette Howard said, “These sidewalks are being added to high-traffic areas for pedestrians and will serve the residential areas along Winters Chapel Road as well as provide walking access to the commercial areas along Buford Highway.”
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The Buford Highway sidewalks will stretch about 1.2 miles along the south side of Buford Highway and will be built by Peach State Construction Co. LLC, the low-bidder with a $1.046 million proposal. The Georgia Department of Transportation will fund 67 percent of this contract, with the remainder funded by Gwinnett’s 2009 SPLOST.



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The Winters Chapel Road sidewalks is just under a half-mile in length and will be installed on the east side of the road.
At $807,248, CMES Inc. was the lowest of five bidders. Construction will be funded by the 2014 SPLOST Program.

In addition to sidewalks, these projects also include curb and gutter and drainage improvements.