What Does it Fund?

There cannot be a better time than now to make this investment in our local transportation network. A strong, diverse transportation network attracts economic development, creates economic opportunity, which in turn increases prosperity for all.
     
Here are the projects this TSPLOST will fund ... without raising property taxes while sharing the cost with all who use our transportation system, including those who visit with us and spend money in our county.

County and City Projects may include, but are not limited to:

  • Resurfacing County Roads
    • Hales Gap Road
    • Murphy Hollow Road
    • Burkhalter Gap Road
    • Back Valley Road
    • Slygo Road
    • New Home Road
    • Old Cloverdale Road
    • Walls Circle
    • Yankee Road
    • Creek Road (from Sarah Chapel north)
    • Mason Road (from cemetery south)
    • Morganville Ridge Road (partial)
    • Piney Road (partial)
    • Scratch Ankle Road (partial)
    • Sells Lane (from asphalt to Hwy. 136
    • Other secondary roads will be considered if sufficient sales tax revenues are collected
  • Various City Roads to be Milled and Paved
  • Paving of County owned graveled roads
  • Construction of I-59 Exit North of Trenton (Phase 1)
  • Construction of I-59 Connector Highway (Phase 1)
  • Bridge Maintenance throughout Dade County
  • Future Economic Development - Roadway Infrastructure
  • Public Works Equipment
    • Striper (middle/edge lines/reflectors) - County/City Joint Project
    • Bush-axe
    • Bobcat Skid Steer
    • Dump Truck
    • Rubber Tire Track-hoe for City of Trenton
  • Add reflectors to County roads (especially Lookout and Sand Mountain)
  • Lighting/Beautification of I-59 Trenton Exit - to promote tourism & local business
  • Lighting I-24 Wildwood Exit - to promote tourism & local business
  • Lighting I-59 Rising Fawn Exit - to promote tourism & local business
  • Development of Bike Paths and Walking Trails (Phase 1)
  • County's portion of Industrial Development Park
  • Lookout Creek Access Points
  • Town Creek Walk
  • Bikeway & Pedestrian Multi-Use Routes
  • New and/or replacement of sidewalks
  • New sidewalks along Hwy. 136 East to connect Lookout Mountain trailhead at Cloudland Canyon Park Road
  • Adaptive Traffic Signals
  • Update crosswalks for more pedestrian safety
  • Implement existing streetscape plan in City of Trenton
  • Expand streetscape project in City of Trenton
  • Bikeway & Pedestrian Multi-Use Routes