Projects Under Construction

ridge road, cohran store road & bob hunton road roundabout

On August 27, 2019, Paulding County Board of Commissioners awarded the contract for the Ridge Road, Cohran Store Road & Bob Hunton Road Roundabout to Bartow Paving Company, Inc. in the amount of $1,894,934.11. This project consists of constructing a Roundabout at the intersection of Ridge Road, Cohran Store Road & Bob Hunton Road. Funding for this project will come from SPLOST.

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 project is complete, working on punch list.

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 November 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.

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 April 2019.

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

The project is complete, working on punch list.