Look: Plans for New LakePoint Roads Emerge

To accommodate LakePoint Sporting Commuity & Town Center near Cartersville, Bartow County will build two new roads—LakePoint Parkway and Bass Pro Parkway—and reconstruct a half mile of Highway 293 or Old Allatoona Road.

With funding from a Georgia Department of Transportation grant program that allows local governments to decide on projects, Bartow County is set to build two new roads to accommodate LakePoint Sporting Community & Town Center.

LakePoint Parkway and Bass Pro Parkway will intersect a portion of the massive sports complex under way in Emerson near Cartersville, according to preliminary plans released by the Bartow County Road Department, attached.

Set for the development's South Campus, the north-south LakePoint Parkway, at two-thirds of a mile, will intersect Allatoona Road near Interstate 75, while the east-west Bass Pro Parkway, at nearly a half a mile, will lead to a new Bass Pro Shops store from Highway 41, according to LakePoint's renderding of the South Campus.

About a half mile of Old Allatoona Road or Highway 293 also is set to be relocated south of LakePoint.

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For even more on LakePoint, see Cartersville Patch's special section dedicated to the development: LakePoint Sporting Community & Town Center.


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