Here are the Cherokee County neighborhoods that will have their streets resurfaced next

Cherokee County motorists can expect to see some road delays with two resurfacing projects getting underway.

Work for the phase two of the 2022 Resurfacing Project is set to begin this week, with roads scheduled to be resurfaced in six different subdivisions, including Creekside Estates, Middlebrooke, Lovinggood Landing, BridgeMill, Sturbridge and Eagle Watch.

“Resurfacing work typically lasts about two weeks per road or per subdivision,” said Jim Wilgus, Cherokee County SPLOST Roadway Project Manager. “We ask that motorists allow for extra time and patience and to obey all work zone signage for their safety and the safety of all those in the work zone.”

Last month, Commissioners awarded a $3.37 million contract to Baldwin Paving Company to resurface 12.7 miles of county-maintained roadways as part of the 2022 Resurfacing Project – Phase 2 in addition to awarding the 2022 Resurfacing Project to Bartow Paving Company for $4.72 million to resurface 12.68 miles of county-maintained roadways.

The 2022 Resurfacing Project is set to begin on Monday, July 11 with sections of Arnold Mill Road and Hickory Road set to be resurfaced. The project list includes Hickory Road from the Holly Springs city limits to Ga. 140; Kellogg Creek Road, from Jacobs Road to Cedar Mill Road; Bells Ferry Road, from the Cobb County line to Ga. 92; Beavers Road, from East Cherokee Drive to Ga. 20; and Johnson Brady Road, from East Cherokee Drive to Ga. 20.

Funding for the 2022 Resurfacing Program comes from local Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax funds and Georgia Department of Transportation funds.  GDOT awarded Cherokee County about $2.4 million through the Local Maintenance Improvement Grant program for road resurfacing with the remaining $2.3 million being paid for with SPLOST funds.

The resurfacing projects are subject to change depending on weather and other unknown factors. Resurfacing work is expected to take place Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., until the projects are complete.

The County Commission, at its retreat earlier this year, allocated $7 million additional SPLOST funds for roadway resurfacing in 2022.

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