The Lawrenceville crossroads made Fox 5's list.
Anyone who's ever travelled down Highway 316 knows that traffic can be a bear, especially at the intersection of State Route 20/Buford Dr. Fox 5 recently released their list of Metro Atlanta's "Top 5 Worst Traffic Intersections," and no surprise to Lawrenceville residents, the intersection at 316 and State Route 20/Buford Dr made the cut. But relief from sitting through several cycles of red lights is on the way. The county has begun construction to build bridges over 316 at Collins Hill Rd and Buford Dr. “Eliminating the red lights and yellow lights is going to tremendously improve efficiency,” said Kim Conroy of the Gwinnett County Department of Transportation to Fox 5's Justin Gray. The other Metro Atlanta intersection making Fox 5's …
The college recently acquired two pieces of land to help the campus expand.
Friday, June 10, 2011
Georgia Gwinnett College recently acquired two pieces of property to help the school expand and eventually accommodate more students and staff. The University System of Georgia Board of Regents voted to accept both properties at this month's meeting. One of the properties an old car dealership sitting opposite GGC on Highway 316. It sits on 7.7 acres and the building itself is more than 38,000 square feet. Last year, the Georgia Department of Transportation acquired the property in advance of construction of a new interchange at 316 and Collins Hill. GDOT no longer needed the land and transferred it to GGC. “GGC is very appreciative of the DOT’s consideration of the college’s need for additional property, and for the GGC Foundation’s …