Sugarloaf Gets One Section Sweeter, Phase One Closer to Completion

The newest section of Sugarloaf opened for public use at 4:30 pm on July 2, 2012.

Gwinnett County officials held a ribbon cutting on Monday to open section three of phase one of the Sugarloaf Extension Project. The section connects Sugarloaf from the West Campbell Road Interchange to State Route 316 Interchange. The SPLOST sales tax program provided funding for the section, and constructed two of the four planned interchanges at State Route 316. Highlights of the section three, phase one segment include:

  • 2.3 mile extension of Sugarloaf Parkway from Martins Chapel Road to West Campbell Road
  • Project will improve mobility in the central and eastern part of Gwinnett County
  • Over 0.48 miles of improvements to existing roadways
  • New 0.5 mile two lane connector road ties Bramlett Shoals Road to Martins Chapel Road north of Sugarloaf Parkway
  • 4 lane divided limited access parkway with 44 foot depressed median
  • Includes new bridge over Alcovy River
  • Interchange at Sugarloaf Parkway Extension and West Campbell Road
  • Construction contract in the amount of approximately $15.5 million awarded December 2009
  • Funded primarily through 2009 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax
  • Project opened to traffic August 2011
  • 35,000 Tons of asphalt placed
  • 58,000 Tons of rock base placed
  • 4,800 Feet of storm drain pipe installed
  • 18,000 Feet of guardrail installed

To see the full details of the Sugarloaf Extension Project CLICK HERE.