City of Sugar Hill Updates Regarding COVID-19

Public Projects Construction Update – April 12th

Sugar Hill Greenway.

Sugar Hill Greenway Map

TriScapes Construction (TSI) is substantially complete for the 2,000 linear feet of new concrete trail along Level Creek Road. TSI is now working on the asphalt portions of the trail through the old EE Robinson Park (North), having graded and placed gravel base for the section in the park. The raised crosswalk and retaining walls have been completed in this section as well. A proposed at-grade trail crossing on Level Creek Road is being installed between the Markim Forest subdivision and the back entrance to Gwinnett Church. While some surveying & clearing has been completed in the remaining sections, these sections will get underway later in the Spring.

The TSI contract will encompass about 4 and a half miles of trail construction, beginning at the intersection of Level Creek Road and Church Street and extending both along roadways and through natural areas to Whitehead Road, temporarily ending at a trailhead parking lot at the Bethany UMC Church located at 144 Whitehead Road near the new bridge.

Gary Pirkle Park Field Expansion.

Both sides of the park have the turf installed and the west side still needs a few more items to be resolved before we can open up the fields for competition. The east side (new) of the park is complete and has already had at least one tournament at the end of February.

Gary Pirkle Park Field Expansion Area (Mar 26, 2021)


Gary Pirkle Park Field Repaired Area (Mar 26, 2021)

Gold Mine Park. This 9 acre passive park’s construction is currently out for bid and will get underway in early summer. The park serves as a trailhead on the city’s greenway and offers a chance for guests to learn more about the city’s gold mining history.

22 Acre Park – Highway 20. Architectural design work is has been completed for the restroom and pavilion building to establish a style consistent with historic uses on the property. In addition, the lower pond is being drained and further evaluation of its condition is needed to determine a scope for repairs or improvements associated with this phase of the project. The dam of the lower pond has been cored and evaluated. The repairs required will be detailed in a subsequent report from the geotechnical engineer. The following images capture the styles being considered.

LMIG – Roadway Repairs & Resurfacing. This contract has been let and notice to proceed issued for this year’s edition of the road repairs program. Allied Paving is the city’s contractor for this set of streets and will begin work the week of April 19. The following roads are slated for inclusion in the proposed contract:

Princeton Oaks Drive
Megan Court
Hunters Oak Trail
Bankside Court
Amberside Court
Amberside Lane
Riverside Walk Drive
River Ridge Lane
Appling Road
Frontier Drive
Forest Green Way
White Oak Drive
Frontier Way
Frontier Trail
Davis Street
Mountain Ridge Way
Spring Willow Drive
Grandloop Road
Eagles Rest Trail
Summer Breeze Lane
Long Needle Court

Art/History Room Buildout at Broadstone. The rooms are complete, furnished, and ready for visitors. Click here for information on exhibits and hours: https://cityofsugarhill.com/art-gallery-and-history-museum/

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