Projects Under Construction

ITS SYSTEM EXPANSION, PHASE 1 & PHASE 2

On September 10, 2019 Paulding County Board of Commissioners awarded the contract for the Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Expansion Project, Phase 1 & 2 to Brooks-Berry-Haynie Associates in the amount of $3,322,061.63. The project includes the installation of new fiber optic cable and utilization of existing fiber optic cable along Dallas-Acworth Highway, East Paulding Drive, SR 120, SR 61, SR 6 Business, SR 6, Industrial Way North, Industrial Blvd North, Bill Carruth Parkway, East Memorial Drive, Academy Drive, SR 92, and the Silver Comet Trail.  Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras will also be provided.

Eighty percent (80%) of the project will be funded through a Congestion Management Air Quality (CMAQ) grant that was obtained through coordination with the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) and the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC). Twenty percent (20%) matching funds from the County will come from the SPLOST Budget.  

dallas acworth highway at frey road and mt. tabor church road

On October 27, 2020, Paulding County Board of Commissioners awarded the contract for the Intersection Improvement Project on Dallas Acworth Highway at Frey Road and Mt. Tabor Church Road to Bartow Paving Company in the amount of $2,951,575.76. The estimate completion date for this project is June 2022.

Mcpherson church road silver comet trailhead

The Paulding County Board of Commissioners awarded the McPherson Church Road Trailhead Project to Bartow Paving Company Inc. in the amount of $193,561.21 on June 10, 2021.  This project will consist of constructing a paved parking area adjacent to the Silver Comet Trail to provide better access for trail users.  This project will be funded by the Parks and Recreation SPLOST program.

SEVEN HILLS BOULEVARD WIDENING FROM CEDARCREST ROAD TO LITTLE PUMPKINVINE CREEK

This project involves widening the existing two (2) lane Seven Hills Boulevard with a twenty (20) foot median to a four (4) lane Boulevard with a twenty (20) foot median.  The project will also include the addition of a new roundabout at the Blackberry Run Drive intersection and the installation of pedestrian accommodations along this segment of the corridor.

Design for this project began in January 2016 at a cost of $270,832.  On August 10, 2021, Paulding County Board of Commissioners awarded the construction contract to C.W. Matthews Contracting Company, Inc. in the amount of $4,412,516.82. Funding for this project is allocated from the SPLOST program, in the amount of $3,661,394.82. Additional funding of $751,122 is provided by a development agreement with Forestar Realty, Inc. that was approved in December 2014.