2012 News Archive
Gazebos bring new look, amenity to trail along State Bridge Road
Walkers and joggers on the greenway along State Bridge Road in Johns Creek will soon be able to take a break under the shelter of two new gazebos, while getting a closer look at the City's namesake creek.
The multi-gabled, 10-foot-by-10-foot structures flank the creek on the northern side of State Bridge Road, and are constructed with low-maintenance material and faux cedar shingles. A rail is being installed for safety. The gazebos should be open by the end of the year.
The new structures are part of an overall beautification effort of the City's greenway/trail system funded through state and federal grants. Earlier this year, crews constructed 19 seating areas/plazas at key intersections and selected spots along the trail (12 on Medlock Bridge Road, six on State Bridge Road, and one on Bell Road). Under the terms of the grants, the money could only be spent on the City's trail system.
The semi-circular seating areas are 30 feet across with decorative trash receptacles and stacked stone benches for sitting. The landscaping includes drought-resistant, low-maintenance native plants.