Sandy Springs OKs $1.3M Mabry drain project


The Sandy Springs City Council has approved an approximately $1.3 million contract to construct about 1,500 linear feet of concrete stormwater drainage pipe along Mabry Road.

The Dickerson Group Inc. submitted the lowest of three bids for the project, which entails drainage improvements; roadway, sidewalk and curb and gutter reconstruction, and erosion control measures, according to a staff report to the council.

The project extends along Mabry from an existing low point in Glenridge Drive to Marsh Creek where it crosses Mabry, staff said. The city has about $1.7 million available in local stormwater funds to complete the project.



Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Local

Texas' 'Tourniquet Killer' executed via lethal injection
Texas' 'Tourniquet Killer' executed via lethal injection

'Brace': Passengers have rough, scary landing at Dallas airport
'Brace': Passengers have rough, scary landing at Dallas airport

Flight attendants routinely instruct passengers on emergency procedures before a plane takes off, and it is a necessary but tedious monologue. However, passengers on an American Airlines flight from Phoenix to Dallas were paying close attention Wednesday, when they were told to brace for impact as their plane made an emergency landing because of mechanical...
Drone saves 2 swimmers at Australian beach
Drone saves 2 swimmers at Australian beach

The Little Ripper turned out to be a lifesaver for two Australian swimmers caught in churning surf. Australian lifeguards were testing a new drone during a practice session at a beach in New South Wales when they received a call about two swimmers caught in 10-foot swells, according to Surf Life Saving New South Wales and The New York Times...
30 CEOs brave bitter temps to urge revitalization of Atlanta's west side
30 CEOs brave bitter temps to urge revitalization of Atlanta's west side

Several local business leaders braved bitter cold temperatures Wednesday night to help urge revitalization in Atlanta’s west side.   A total of 30 CEOs camped at the under-construction Chick-fil-A on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in southwest Atlanta. Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy, whose foundation has a passion for the west side and...
Family at home when SUV crashes into their DeKalb house
Family at home when SUV crashes into their DeKalb house

An SUV with a New York license plate smashed into a DeKalb County family’s house on Wednesday, the family told Channel 2 Action News. After hearing a loud crash, the Madgett family thought a tree fell on their Stone Mountain home. But upon inspection, they saw a giant hole in the garage where a car crashed its way in. The whole family including...
More Stories