Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Flagmen will occasionally be directing traffic on the section of road between Bethany Bend in Milton and Windward Concourse in Alpharetta.
Although a water main pipe project along less than one mile of McGinnis Ferry Road will be completely off road in the right of way, it still will interrupt traffic at times between now and Aug. 15. Work crews from the Fulton County Department of Water Resources are installing 5,160 linear feet of 16-inch diameter water main pipe along McGinnis Ferry Road. The project starts from Bethany Bend within the City of Milton and proceeds east across GA 400 into the City of Alpharetta. The pipe will turn right off of McGinnis Ferry onto Windward Concourse and then right on Alderman Drive. Daily activities will be conducted from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. No water service interruptions are planned for this project, which is scheduled to be completed by Aug…
Thursday, July 5, 2012
The problem only affected approximately 50 customers, and was handled within an hour.
Fulton County crews fixed a water main break in less than an hour this afternoon, avoiding any traffic mess that could have resulted. The break was reported to the public just before 4 p.m., and Fulton County spokesman Bob Giordano said it was fixed in a hurry. The outage was approximately from Mayfield Circle on Mayfield Road to Hwy 9 and parts of Canton Street starting at Church Street. Crews were already on site when the county notified the public of the break. So if you got back home and found a bit of muddy looking water coming through your pipes for a little bit, now you know why.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
A water main break on Tuesday afternoon caused traffic snarls and businesses to close early because they lacked water, but repairs have been made to the pipe.
UPDATE OCT. 19: Alpharetta spokesperson James Drinkard said in a release today that periodic lane closures will continue on a portion of Mansell Road just east of North Point Parkway. Water service has been restored to businesses and residents located along Mansell Road between GA 400 and Haynes Bridge Road, and along the entire Old Alabama Road Connector. If live or work in that area and see discolored waer or have air in your pipes when first using faucets and fixtues, allowing the water to run for a brief time will fix the problems. Fulton County Water Department crews worked through the night to fix the broken 36-inch water main that caused the problems and will still cause some lane closures for westbound traffic. Rain will hamper …
Monday, September 12, 2011
The city has closed the road from Westside to Northwinds until repairs are made.
Kimball Bridge Road has been closed by the city of Alpharetta from Westside Parkway to Northwinds Parkway becauser of a gas leak. Fulton County crews working on a water main in the area struck and ruptured a gas line, according to Assistant City Administrator James Drinkard. Utility crews have been notified; however, no estimated duration for the road closure is available at this time. Motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible.