GATLINBURG — The City of Gatlinburg is planning more than $1 million in paving in the FY 2021-2022 budget.
The budget, which City Commission will consider first reading of at 6 p.m. today in City Hall, includes revenues for paving.
“It is almost nine miles of roads we are doing this year,” public information officer Seth Butler said.
In a presentation about capital projects earlier this year, Public Works Director Larry Henderson expressed pride in the work the City has done for paving, especially in the last five years.
The city has spent approximately $5.7 million in the last five years to pave 58.35 miles of the city’s approximately 93.24 miles of roadway, Henderson said.
The roads proposed for this upcoming fiscal year include portions or all of: Acorn Branch Lane, Back Ridge Court, Bell Road 2, Bond Aire Drive, Branam Hollow Road, Brien Circle, C&H Lane, Cardinal Drive, Clover Leaf Lane, Cottage Drive, Crescent Drive 1, East Reagan Lane, Ely Road, Falcon Court, Fox Trail Road, Hayes Drive, Haynes Lane, Highland Road, Horne Blowe Pike, Jaybird Lane, Kates Road, Kear Lane, Kings Way Extension, Laurel Mountain Road, Laurel Road, Locust Lane, Lower Alpine Way, Mills Park Road, Mockingbird Drive, Mount Baldy Road 1, Mount Baldy Road 2, Mountain Drive, North Ownby Road, Ogle Drive West, Ownby Drive 1, Ownby Drive 2, Potters Ridge Road, Powdermill Road, Red Bud Lane, Rose Bud Lane, Ski Mountain Road 1, Scot Lane, Stuart Lane, Village Drive, Walnut Road 1, Whippoorwill Drive and Windswept Road.
The city is also doing a number of stormwater management projects to address drainage issues at an estimated cost of $40,000.
Those projects include work on the following roads: Bruce Road, Upper Alpine Way, North Ownby Drive, Kates Road, Mount Baldy Road, Ski Mountain Road, Wiley Oakley Drive, Lower Alpine Way, Campbell Lead Road, Saint Moritz Drive and North Baden Drive.