Henry County forecast to grow 70% between 2015 and 2050

New forecasts produced by the Atlanta Regional Commission estimate Henry County will continue to develop with new residents, reaching 370,400 residents by the year 2050. This forecast would equate to a seventy percent increase over the benchmark year 2015 used in the forecasts. In 2015, Henry County's population was 217,700. The estimated growth rate places... Continue Reading →

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BOC approves application for federal transportation funding

The Henry County commissioners approved the county's selection of projects at today's meeting to be submitted to the Atlanta Regional Commission for consideration to receive federal transportation funding. The projects, comprised of roadway widening projects and roadway resurfacing, will be competitively evaluated against other submissions from across the metropolitan Atlanta region. ARC holds the project... Continue Reading →

Henry County to consider application for federal transportation dollars on Tuesday

Henry County commissioners will consider applying for federal transportation dollars during their meeting on Tuesday, October 1. Projects approved will be submitted to the Atlanta Regional Commission for consideration as part of ARC's 2019 project solicitation. If awarded, federal transportation dollars cover eighty percent of project costs. The remaining twenty percent is required to be... Continue Reading →

ARC opens TIP Project Solicitation

The Atlanta Regional Commission started accepting applications this week from local governments to receive federal dollars towards transportation projects. Over $450 million dollars are available to be awarded over the next six fiscal years. The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Project Solicitation is conducted biannually by the ARC to award funding for roadway projects, public transit... Continue Reading →

TIP Amendment accepting public comments

The Transportation Improvement Program, responsible for allocating federal funds towards transportation projects, is currently accepting public comments on a proposed amendment. The program is overseen by the Atlanta Regional Commission for the twenty county metro area. Four Henry County projects have proposed changes. The most impactful change affects the northern terminus of the SR 155 widening... Continue Reading →

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