Sub-Project #2 consists of approximately 1.8 miles of multi-use concrete trail with necessary appurtenances. It includes necessary land acquisition efforts for a non-automobile pathway along the existing rail bed corridor that will begin at the intersection of Old Winterville Road proceed east generally following the abandoned rail line and ending at Hancock Road. This section includes a bridge over GDOT’s proposed Loop 10 on-ramp. The Project Concept for Sub-Project #2 was approved by M&C on July 5, 2016. All Property between Old Winterville Road and the Loop has been acquired.
Land acquisition between loop and Hancock Road is underway. Design coordination with GDOT is underway regarding future Loop 10 interchange improvements. On March 5, 2019, Mayor and Commission approved the preliminary plans authorizing staff to develop final plans and coordinate final bridge design with GDOT. The first submission of the bridge documents have been sent to GDOT for review. The GDOT let schedule for the on-ramp construction has been moved up to 2020. The tentative bid advertise release is scheduled for January 2020. It is anticipated that this section of the trail will release for bidding early 2020.