Alpharetta OKs spending $283K on road plan

Dec 07, 2017
The Academy Street/Webb Bridge Road Corridor in Alpharetta will be the subject of a consultant’s $283,033 assignment to plan bicycle, pedestrian and operational improvements for the street. GOOGLE MAPS

The Alpharetta City Council has given its on-call engineering consultant the go-ahead to start gathering data and come up with a concept design for bicycle, pedestrian and operational improvements for the Academy Street/Webb Bridge Road corridor.

The council accepted Pond & Co.’s proposal to spend $283,033 to prepare a more detailed conceptual plan. The work follows open houses this past summer where residents gave feedback, according to a staff report to the council.

Pond will collect traffic data and analyze present and future traffic conditions; conduct environmental screening; evaluate an existing bridge over Big Creek and bridge replacement alternatives; evaluate roundabouts and traffic signals at select intersections; produce a detailed concept layout, and provide an opinion of probable cost, staff said.