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The Georgia Department of Transportation announced that they have awarded $821,163 in 2020 Roadside Enhancement and Beautification Council (REBC) Grants (formerly known as the GATEway Grant Program). GDOT awarded the grants to 22 recipients who were selected from the 37 entities that applied. Of those 22 recipients, one is a county, 17 are cities and four community improvement districts.

Two local cities were chosen to receive grants.

The City of Sugar Hill received $11,645 for enhancements along GA Hwy 20.

The City of Buford was awarded $50,000 for enhancements along I-985/US23.

Other recipients of the grants were:

  • City of Pooler in Chatham County $50,000 for enhancements along US 80.
  • City of Byron in Peach County $43,953.29 for enhancements along I-75.
  • Eisenhower Business Improvement District (EBID) in Bibb County. $30,855 for enhancements along US 80/Eisenhower Pkwy.
  • City of Newnan in Coweta County $50,000 for enhancements along Ga. Hwy 34 (Bullsboro Drive).
  • Tucker-Northlake Community Improvement District in Dekalb County $50,000 for enhancements along Lawrenceville Hwy.
  • West End Community Improvement District in Fulton County $50,000 for enhancements along I-20.
  • City of Roswell in Fulton County $20,176 for enhancements along Atlanta Street.
  • City of Cumming in Forsyth County $50,000 for enhancements along Canton Hwy (GA Hwy 20).
  • City of Thomasville in Thomas County $37,200 for enhancements along Cairo Road.
  • City of Hull in Madison County $46,803 for enhancements along Hull-Colbert Road.
  • City of Monroe in Walton County $31,465 for enhancements along Charlotte Rowell Blvd.
  • City of Wadley in Jefferson County $21,945 for enhancements along US 1.
  • City of Sandersville in Washington County $41,201 for enhancements along SR 15 and 540 intersection.
  • City of Marietta in Cobb County $36,426.25 for enhancements along South Marietta Pkwy.
  • Town Center Community Improvement District in Cobb County $50,000 for enhancements along Interstate 75 off ramp and Chastain Road.
  • City of August in Richmond County$32,801 for enhancements along 13th Street.
  • City of Douglas in Coffee County $2,445 for enhancements along Peterson Ave.
  • City of Union City in Fulton County $26,013 for enhancements along Roosevelt Hwy.
  • Douglas County $50,000 for enhancements along I-20.
  • City of Eton in Murray County $38,235.

BY:

alicia@northgwinnettvoice.com

Alicia joined the North Gwinnett Voice, as the Editor, shortly after the first publication. She is a homegrown Buford native, with the southern charm and "bless your heart" included. ...

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