CITY, CID PARTNER ON WESTSIDE PARKWAY’S NORTHERN EXTENSION
North Fulton Community Improvement District Funds Right of Way Acquisition,
Allowing Alpharetta to Begin Paving New Route for Local Drivers
ALPHARETTA, Ga. (December 2011) – A new north-south connection along Georgia 400 will soon become reality thanks to a public-private partnership between the City of Alpharetta and the North Fulton Community Improvement District (CID). The City and CID have agreed to partner on the northern extension of Westside Parkway, allowing true north-south connectivity from Windward Parkway in Alpharetta to Holcomb Bridge Road in Roswell.
“The bottom line is construction on the final stage of Westside Parkway will begin shortly after the first of the year,” said Alpharetta Mayor Arthur Letchas. “The CID is an incredibly valued partner for Alpharetta and greatly appreciated by its City Council.”
At its November board meeting, the North Fulton CID voted to contribute $789,000 to help acquire the necessary right-of-way along the section of Westside Parkway that lies just north of Old Milton Parkway.
“In 2003, improving the southern end of Westside Parkway was why the CID was created,” said North Fulton CID Chief Operating Officer Ann Hanlon. “Now, nine years later, the CID is able to provide crucial funding and make a profound impact on the north end of Westside Parkway. We see this project as a linchpin to creating a more complete system of roadways in North Fulton. It’s a huge win to get this road finished,” Hanlon said.
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About the North Fulton Community Improvement District
The North Fulton Community Improvement District is made up of commercial properties stretching along Georgia 400 from Mansell Road north to McFarland Road. This group of committed business leaders is dedicated to maintaining and enhancing North Fulton by accelerating infrastructure and quality of life projects. For more information on the North Fulton CID, contact Ann Hanlon at (678) 397-0566, or visit www.NorthFultonCID.com.