Archive for September 2016

PATH PARKWAY UNDERWAY

By the time you read this newsletter, the southbound side of the Georgia Tech Parkway will have been closed for good. PATH crews officially closed the southbound side of the parkway around the 1st of September to make room for a spectacular trail and linear park from Northside Drive to North Avenue. Georgia Tech, PATH…

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SOUTH PEACHTREE CREEK TRAIL TO BE EXTENDED

The PATH trail that meanders through Medlock Park, following South Peachtree Creek to the Mason Mill Tennis Center will soon double in length.  A much-anticipated extension from the Mason Mill Tennis Center to North Druid Hills Road at Spring Creek Road is under construction. (A on map) This extension traverses the thick woodland area east…

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WESTSIDE BELTLINE PROGRESSING

  Construction continues on the Westside Atlanta BeltLine Trail between Alene and Lena Streets in southwest Atlanta. Most bridge abutments and retaining walls are in and backfilled. Most of the clearing and grading of the corridor is done. Installation of the duct bank and infrastructure for transit will be completed this fall. Actual trail construction…

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IVAN ALLEN GATEWAY A GO!

  PATH has been working with a multitude of partners during the past two years to establish a viable trail connection between Centennial Olympic Park and the Westside. We are pleased to announce the PATH design team has initiated design of the Ivan Allen Jr. Gateway project that will make the desired connection and more.…

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CLAYTON’S FIRST PATH

It was November, 2014 when the PATH design and build team first visited with Clayton County officials to see if a partnership was in the cards. Last month, PATH crews finished constructing Clayton’s first three miles of trail in International Park and through the Lake Spivey neighborhood. The ‘Clayton Connects’ master plan proposes over 120…

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A CRAZY IDEA AND A KIDNEY STONE

I am very proud to announce the dedication of a buffered bikeway along John Portman Boulevard that completes the connection between the Atlanta Beltline and Centennial Olympic Park (COP). I’ve aged more than the sixteen years it has taken to get this done. In 2000 when we first introduced the crazy idea of converting travel…

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