Project 10: Business Corridor Infrastructure Improvements
Project Description This project is intended to provide the replacement and upgrade of various infrastructure and streetscape projects within the Business Districts within Athens-Clarke County. This project(s) will provide improvements to various roadway, sidewalk drainage, and water systems in the downtown area and, to the extent that funds are available, other similar business districts. This continues a SPLOST 2000 program.
Project Sponsor: Transportation and Public Works
Project Manager: Derek Doster
Status: August 31, 2012
The Project Concept was approved by the Mayor and Commission on April 7, 2009. The approved Project Concept included a four-step methodology to be utilized for identification and development of recommended priorities of locations for infrastructure improvements prior to initiating preliminary design.
On April 6, 2010, the Mayor and Commission approved the central business district corridors for further evaluation completing Step one and Step two of the Concept methodology and authorized staff to proceed with Step three and Step four of the Concept methodology to determine priority recommendations for infrastructure improvements.
On September 4, 2012 the Mayor and Commission approved the proposed Sub-Project B as the priority Sub-Project to include the segments along Clayton Street between Lumpkin Street and Thomas Street and the segments on Jackson Street between Washington Street and Broad. Preliminary Plans are now in progress.