Sunday, March 24, 2013
Check out our interactive map to find where, when and why local roads will be closed for construction, from the Gwinnett DOT. (Updated weekly)
Sunday, March 24
The weekly Gwinnett County road closure report from the Gwinnett DOT (for March 23-29). There is one update from last week: Looking for more information from Gwinnett County? Watch live streaming video 24/7 from Gwinnett County traffic cameras to plan your local commute atwww.gcsmartcommute.com. GC Smart Commute is also available on TVgwinnett, your government access cable channel, during morning and afternoon peak travel times.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
The driver, Sharon Mitchell-Golden of Stone Mountain has been charged in the accident that killed a Lawrenceville, Ga. teen.
Gwinnett County Police say the driver involved in the fatal pedestrian accident on Lawrenceville Highway Wednesday morning has now been charged. In a release, GCPD Cpl. Jake Smith said Sharon Mitchell-Golden, 49, of Stone Mountain, turned herself in to police Thursday. Mitchell-Golden has been charged with second degree vehicular homicide, a misdemeanor, and driving more than 300 feet in the center turn lane. Mitchell-Golden reportedly struck 17 year old Dakota M. Waters of Lawrenceville as he tried to cross Lawrenceville Highway between Hamilton Road and James Road at around 7:30am. Waters was reportedly standing in the center lane as Mitchell-Golden was unable to stop her 2007 Land Rover and hit the teen. Waters was taken to Gwinnett …
The victim has been identified as Dakota M. Waters, 17 of Lawrenceville, Ga.
Gwinnett County Police say a 17 year old was hit by a car while trying to cross Lawrenceville Highway Wednesday morning. According to Gwinnett County Police Cpl. Edwin Ritter, Dakota M. Waters was trying cross the multi-lane road between Hamilton Rd and James Rd just before 7:30am. A driver of a Land Rover was driving northbound and moved into the center lane to turn left on to James Road. Waters was reportedly standing in that center lane, the driver was unable to stop and hit the teen. Waters was taken to Gwinnett Medical Center in critical condition and later died. Ritter says the driver is not facing charges at this time, however, the investigation continues. GCPD Cpl. Jake Smith added that while the weather was not listed as a …
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Singer and actress Natina Reed was killed after being struck by a car in unincorporated Lawrenceville, Ga. late Friday evening.
Gwinnett County Police are looking to speak to anyone who can provide more insight into the accidental death of singer and actress Natina Reed. Reed, 32, was reportedly walking in the road on Lawrenceville Highway late Friday night when she was struck and killed near Hamilton Rd. The driver of the car did stop to call 911 and will not face charges. However, GCPD investigators are still looking for answers. They would like to speak to "anyone who might have information about anything that could help us determine why she was there, anything to help us understand how this came together,” said GCPD spokesman Sgt. Rich Long to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Reed's parents also want to know where their daughter was coming from and where she …
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Board of Commissioners approved the installation of more traffic cameras and other equipment, could be good news for commuters.
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
On Tuesday, the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners approved of the installation of more traffic cameras and fiber-optic cables throughout the county. The added devices will monitor traffic flow and allow for real-time, remote-control adjustments from the Gwinnett Traffic Control Center. The new traffic-management equipment will be installed on a six-mile stretch of Pleasant Hill Road between Lawrenceville Highway/U.S. 29 and Buford Highway/U.S. 23. A nearly three-mile stretch of Buford Drive/State Route 20 between I-985 and Peachtree Industrial Boulevard near the Mall of Georgia will also get the cameras and cables. Both contracts were awarded to the lowest bidder, R.J. Haynie, Inc. Both projects cost a combined total of $847,668. …