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Big Creek Greenway's 8 Miles Connect with New Bridge Underpass

Trail underneath new bridge on Kimball Bridge Road completes the length of the Greenway.

The orange safety fencing and black silt fences remain since it's still a construction zone, but all eight miles of the are connected again with the opening of the new Kimball Bridge Road connection.

Alpharetta announced today, Sept. 23, the opening of a new pedestrian passageway on the greenway trail underneath Kimball Bridge Road. This project was completed almost two weeks earlier than initially projected and provides greenway users full access to the city’s trail system, according to the release by James Drinkard, assistant city amdministrator.

Alpharetta’s Greenway trail stretches from (off Windward Parkway) south to , where it connects to Roswell’s trail system. With the completion of the pedestrian passageway under Kimball Bridge Road, Alpharetta’s most popular trail is now fully continuous and separated from the road system. In the past, walkers, runners and bikers had cross the road at .

The old section on the south side of Kimball Bridge Road that heads west to near Rock Mill Road is temporarily closed as road construction continues.

City officials urge all greenway patrons to adhere to posted trail etiquette rules including the ones listed below: 

  • Pedestrians have the right-of-way at all times
  • The trail is not designed or intended for high speed bike riding
  • Users should keep right and pass on the left
  • Announce yourself when approaching from behind
  • Keep animals on a short leash

The trail is open from 8 a.m. to dusk, and is patrolled regularly by bike patrol officers with the . Emergency call boxes are located along the trail. Report any criminal activity by calling Alpharetta Police at 911. 

For more information on the Greenway, call 678-297-6100 or email.


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