Phase 3A

This project consists of improvement to the existing Akins Boulevard Intersection to add an extension of Akins Boulevard from Veterans Parkway to the newly constructed Tormenta Way. This project will provide connection to the Tormenta Stadium/ Publix development area and to the proposed Georgia Southern South Campus Expansion. This project was funded with a combination of Georgia Department of Transportation Grant funding with Georgia Southern match. The city provided construction oversight and project management.

Project Status

Construction of this project is complete.

Phase 3B
Project Description

This project provides infrastructure for Georgia Southern University’s South Campus Expansion. This phase is the extension of Akins Boulevard from Tormenta Way to the existing roundabout of Akins Boulevard just off Lanier Drive. Under an Memorandum of Agreement, the City and Georgia Southern partnered to obtain Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) funding and complete construction of Akins Boulevard. GDOT LMIG funds require a 30% match which GSU has pledged to provide. The city will provide construction oversight and project management.

Project Status

As of July 2022 the project has been awarded to Mill Creek Construction and will be moving forward with pre-construction coordination.

South Campus Master Plan (2)