Projects Under Construction

Saddlebrooke Farms drainage Project

On October 23, 2018, Paulding County Board of Commissioners awarded the contract for the Saddlebrooke Farm Drainage Project to Tucker Grading and Hauling, Inc. in the amount of $138,775.55. This project consists of the installation of 2,040 LF (linear feet) of french drains along Saddle Brooke Drive in the Saddle Brooke Farm Subdivision to alleviate the underground water seepage that has destroyed the roadway. Funding for the project will come from County General Fund. The projects estimated completion time is February 2019.

Justice center drive 

On October 23, 2018 the Paulding County Board of Commissioners approved the contract for the construction of Justice Center Drive. Four bids were received. The project was awarded to the lowest bidder, Bartow Paving Company, Inc., in the amount of $708,643.82. 


This project is located in the City of Dallas. The two lane curbed roadway will connect the Watson Government Complex parking lot to West Memorial Drive (State Route 6 Business) near the entrance to the Wellstar Nursing Paulding Center. Sidewalk and street lights are among the features along the corridor. Estimated project completion date is August 2019. The project is funded by Paulding County Department of Transportation SPLOST. 

Raccoon Creek Road over raccoon creek improvements

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has been coordinating with Paulding County DOT to replace the existing box culvert with a 50' x 30' single span free standing bridge located on Raccoon Creek Road. TNC supports the efforts of Paulding County to remove the box culvert and replace with a single span bridge in order to improve fish passage for the federally endangered Etowah Darter and Cherokee Darter, two species endemic to the Etowah River; therefore, the TNC has offered to contribute towards the improvement costs. Per the sub award agreement with the TNC, Paulding County is required to provide a minimum match towards the project. 

On June 26, 2018, Paulding County Board of Commissioners entered into the Sub Award Agreement with The Nature Conservancy in the amount of $150,000 for the supplemental funding of the construction cost to replace the existing bridge on Raccoon Creek Road over Raccoon Creek and in addition, approved the required county match of $115,000 which will be funded by SPLOST. 

On September 14, 2018, Paulding County Department of Transportation opened bids for the Raccoon Creek Road over Raccoon Creek culvert and roadway improvements. Two bids were received. 

After review of the bids, Paulding County Board of Commissioners voted on October 23, 2018 to award the contract to Southeastern Site Development in the amount of $1,379,454. This project consists of grading, drainage, asphalt paving and bridge installation including modifications of the roadway and the existing ditches alongside Raccoon Creek Road. Remaining cost of construction will be funded by SPLOST.

2018 Asphalt Project Contract I 

On September 21, 2018, Paulding County Department of Transportation opened bids for the 2018 Asphalt Project Contract I. Four bids were received for this project. 

After review of the bids, Paulding County Board of Commissioners awarded the contract on October 9, 2018 to the low bidder, Bartow Paving Company, Inc., in the amount of $3,789,706.76. The project consists of milling, patching, leveling and plant mix resurfacing on 150 streets in 38 subdivisions. 

Funding for this project is derived from FY 2019 LMIG (Local Maintenance and Improvement Grant) funds provided by the State of Georgia in the amount of $1,833,394.70, a required 30% County Match in the amount of $550,018.41 approved by the Board of Commissioners on August 14, 2018 paid by General Funds with the balance of $1,406,293.65 paid by SPLOST. 

Completion time for this project June 30, 2019.

East Paulding Drive at Charles Hardy Parkway (SR 120) Intersection improvement

Paulding County Department of Transportation advertised the contract for the intersection improvements on East Paulding Drive at Dallas Highway (SR120). Six bids were received for this project. 

On August 14, 2018, Paulding County Board of Commissioners awarded the contract to the low bidder, Bartow Paving, Inc. in the amount of $494,614.98. The project consists of improving the intersection at East Paulding Drive at Dallas Highway (SR120) which includes turn lanes and radius improvements. The project will be funded by a developer contribution of $150,000 with the remainder of the funds from the SPLOST program. Completion date for this project is April 2019.

Greenfield Road Widening and Culvert Replacement

Paulding County Department of Transportation advertised the contract for the widening of Greenfield Road and replacement of two culverts at Greenfield Road and Rakestraw Creek Tributary. Four bid were received. 

On August 14, 2018, Paulding County Board of Commissioners awarded the contract to the low bidder, Southeastern Site Development in the amount of $780,790.00. The project will be funded by General Fund. Completion date for this project is March 2019.  

East Memorial Drive / State Route 6 Business Right Turn Lane

Paulding County Department of Transportation advertised the contract for the construction of a right turn lane at the intersection of East Memorial Drive at State Route 61 in the City Limits of Dallas. Three bids were received.

On December 12, 2017, Paulding County Board of Commissioners awarded the contract to the low bidder, A1 Contracting, LLC in the amount of $392,000.

Project will include construction of a right turn lane, sidewalks, retaining wall and signal upgrades. Completion date for this project is November 2018.

Funding for the project is provided by Paulding County Department of Transportation SPLOST. 

Dallas Acworth Highway Bridge Projects

Paulding County Department of Transportation advertised the contract for the bridge construction and replacement of Picketts Mill Bridge and Possum Creek Bridge on Dallas Acworth Highway.

On December 13, 2016, Paulding County Board of Commissioners awarded this contract to the low bidder, Baldwin Paving Company, in the amount of $7,069,877.28.

The project consists of construction of replacement bridges on a partial new alignment, including roadway approaches, drainage improvements, street lighting and removal of existing bridges. Estimated for completion date is December 2018.

Funding for this contract consists of $750,000 from the Georgia DOT (GDOT) with remaining balance of $6,319,877.28 paid by SPLOST.

Multi-Use Trail Connection from US 278 to the Silver Comet Trail

This project consists of the installation of a 8' wide multi-use trail connection along Bill Carruth Parkway, South of US 278 to the Norfolk Southern Railroad Bridge that will allow pedestrians to access the Silver Comet Trail.

Completion date for this project is November 2018.