23. May 2016 -


Sanctuary at Southgate roundabout complete

The intersection of North Rocky River Road and Poplin Road in Union County, NorthCarolina has re-opened. The construction of a roundabout, which was designed to improve safety and mobility through theSanctuary at Southgate mixed-use, master-planned community is complete and open to traffic. 

Walton contributed $180K to the roundabout as part of Sanctuary at Southgate’s annexation and zoning efforts in order to helpimprove safety concerns of residents in the area. The new roundabout features four concrete islands, which are designed tomake crossing the intersection safer for pedestrians. The roundabout also helps keep traffic flowing and prevents trafficbackups and delays.

The 141 acre Sanctuary at Southgate master-planned community capitalizes on its location through direct access to RockyRiver Road and Poplin Road. The community is designed to be walkable and is interconnected by trails, sidewalks, and openspace. The entirety of the site will be developed under the Planned Unit Development Designation within a village centeroverlay with opportunities for various housing types, commercial, retail and offices. The Sanctuary at Southgate developmentplan also features proposed amenities including a pool, cabana, tennis court, a pedestrian path to connect the community tothe highly regarded Poplin Elementary School and greenway incorporated throughout.

“We have a great public/private partnership with the Town of Indian Trail and are happy to be part of this project”, said EdwardR. Fleming, President, Walton Development and Management – East Region. “We look forward to bringing more qualityresidential options to the community.”