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Section of Abbotts Bridge (Ga. 120) tentatively set for construction in September

August 11, 2016

Abbotts BridgeThe City Public Works Department is tentatively scheduled to start improvements on Abbotts Bridge Road between Jones Bridge Road and Parsons Road in September.

The mile-long project will widen Abbotts Bridge Road (Ga. 120), plus add a center turn lane. It also will include landscaped medians and 10-foot-wide pedestrian trails on each side. The road also will be widened. The Jones Bridge-to-Parsons Road section is expected to be completed by the fall 2017, weather permitting. 

"When Ga. 120 was built years ago, this was the country,” said Public Works Director Tom Black. “Now it functions as a heavily suburban arterial road, but the road hasn’t been upgraded. We plan to improve its capacity to meet its function. We also want to make it serve neighborhoods and make the landscaping more attractive as well.”

This project is part of a series of four projects for State Route 120 (Abbotts Bridge-Kimball Bridge roads) planned by the Georgia Department of Transportation and the City. It will be managed by the City while other sections will be managed by the Georgia Department of Transportation.

Ultimately, the State Road 120 upgrade will stretch between Peachtree Industrial Boulevard in Gwinnett County through the City of Johns Creek to Kimball Bridge Road at State Bridge Road on the Alpharetta border. Improvements to the corridor will include widening, landscaping, and safety improvements. The tentative timeline, contingent on funding, calls for all four projects to be finished in 2022.

View Project Infographc here.