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City of Alpharetta To Open Bids for Old Milton Parkway Ramp Improvements

Project would widen exit ramp, offer other improvements.

City of Alpharetta To Open Bids for Old Milton Parkway Ramp Improvements
The City of Alpharetta will open bids for the widening of the Georgia 400 Northbound exit ramp to Old Milton Parkway. 

The bid outlines the project as "including, but not limited to, the widening of the northbound GA400 exit ramp, installation of guardrail, reconstructing and installing drainage structures, installing a proposed concrete island, restriping, and coordination with the City on the installation of the traffic signal.

City staff estimate that the project will cost $370,214.

The City Council voted unanimously at their April 14 meeting to submit a 2014 Local Maintenance and Improvement Grant application to the Georgia Department of Transportation. 

According to city staff, the GDOT is willing to commit up to $200,000 or 50 percent of the costs, whichever is less. These funds will be in addition to the city's Fiscal Year 2014 Local Maintenance and Improvement allocation, which is currently being used for several resurfacing projects. 

Costs above the GDOT allocation will be funded by the North Fulton Improvement District. 

The Plans and Project Manual will be posted to the city's website Thursday, April 24, and the bid opening will be Thursday, May 22 at 10 a.m.

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