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Council Reviews Plans for Second Avenue

Project will widen road and add two-way access from Dacula Road.

After months of planning, may soon be under way.

The Dacula City Council reviewed the proposed plans during its July 28 work session. The council will vote on August 4 whether to authorize the city to advertise for construction bids.

The project calls for creating a two-way entrance at the intersection of Second Avenue and Dacula Road. The goal, officials say, is to improve the flow of traffic near downtown Dacula and make it easier for visitors to access the downtown area.

The roadway improvements, which will cover approximately 335 feet of Second Avenue between Dacula Road and the , will be funded with SPLOST proceeds. As part of the project, a sidewalk will be added along the north side of the street and curbs will be installed. Motorists will be able to turn from both directions of Dacula Road onto Second Avenue, but will only be able to turn right off Second Avenue onto Dacula Road.

Project engineer Guy Abernathy of said construction should take approximately three months to complete.

In other business, council discussed . City Administrator Jim Osborn said Whelan Company representatives are scheduled to make the necessary repairs on Monday, Aug. 1.

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