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Suwanee Adds to Already Impressive Greenway System

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The City of Suwanee is pleased to introduce the newest member of our community – the brand-new Brushy Creek Greenway! The path is a one-mile multi-use trail that will connect Suwanee Dam Road at Delay Road to Stonecypher Road near Main Street.

A combination of concrete and boardwalk, the heavily wooded trail will follow the Brushy Creek corridor. The shade, combined with shorter distance, makes the Brushy Creek Greenway ideal for treks with younger children – particularly since it connects to PlayTown Suwanee and the library.

“The Brushy Creek Greenway is integral to our connected greenway system,” said Marty Allen, Suwanee’s City Manager. “The new trail is also in-line with the alternative transportation portion of our Downtown Suwanee Master Plan by creating more walking and biking opportunities for our citizens.”

The Master Plan also calls for a greenway connection from Stonecypher Road south to McGinnis Ferry Road – a link that will also occur along Brushy Creek, helping to form the spine of the future Town Center Park West and improve connections among residential areas, Old Town, and Town Center.

Fashioned by Peachstate Construction, Brushy Creek Greenway brings the current mileage of Suwanee’s greenway system to 3 miles. Eighty percent of the project was paid for with Transportation Enhancement Grant funds from the Georgia Department of Transportation, with the remaining 20 percent coming from SPLOST and the general fund. Access and parking for the greenway is currently off of Main Street and PlayTown Suwanee.

The ribbon cutting will take place on Friday, May 20, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. at the Brushy Creek Greenway entrance at PlayTown Suwanee (425 Main Street, Suwanee). Please RSVP to rodonnell@suwanee.com or 770-904-2790.