Archive for December 2018

Chastain Park Powers Ferry Bridge Update

Per Renew Atlanta, Comcast continues their work to relocate their lines around the Powers Ferry Bridge.  Most of this work takes place at night and continues to move forward.  In addition, work to temporarily relocate the water line began this week.   After Comcast finishes their work, AT&T will be the next utility to begin relocating…

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PATH News December 2018

Welcome to the holiday edition of our PATH Foundation newsletter.  We look back on the trails that we built this year and celebrate the upcoming projects for 2019!  We hope that you enjoy the holiday season on the trails with your family and friends. HELP US BUILD MORE TRAILS! Donate Now…Click Here PATH400 near Lenox…

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PATH400 near Lenox Square

PATH400 between Miami Circle and the Gordon Bynum Bridge near Lenox Square is finally under construction. This complicated segment was in limbo for two years while PATH dealt with issues relating to the canopy under Norfolk Southern Railroad and the proximity of the MARTA track. The segment under construction will connect the growing residential community…

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Chastain Park Capstone

The Chastain Park Conservancy and the City of Atlanta are partnering with PATH to complete the Chastain Park Jogging Trail across the northern side of North Fulton Golf Course. The project is out to bid which means construction will likely begin this winter. The project consists of reconfiguring West Wieuca Road between Powers Ferry Road…

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First PATH in East Point

PATH’s new partner, the City of East Point, has their first trail project out to bid. The PATH planning and design team completed a trail master plan for the city in late 2016. In 2017, the city allocated T-SPLOST funding for the first phase of the East Point PATH, a 1.4 mile-long trail along Norman…

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A Trail Master Plan for Tucker

The PATH planning and design team is developing a trail master plan for trails in the City of Tucker. A steering committee comprised of city officials and representatives from the community have guided the plan to the final draft stage. A public meeting to view and comment on the plan drew over 150 people in…

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Clayton Delivers

  The Clayton County Board of Commissioners has allocated another $1.8 million to extend the Clayton Connects greenway at International Park. The latest phase of the project will complete the loop around the 1996 Olympic volleyball venue and create a grand entrance to the park off of Walt Stephens Road. The trail extension will begin…

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Brookhaven Beauty

  Work begins this month on the Peachtree Creek Greenway in the City of Brookhaven. The 1.5 mile long trail will start at Briarwood Road and follow Peachtree Creek from behind the REI Store adjacent to the I-85 Access Road and continue toward the Salvation Army’s Atlanta Temple Corps building at North Druid Hills Road.…

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Planes, Trains and Similar Things

    I have a lifelong fascination, almost an obsession, with planes and trains. When I was six year’s old, my parents would take me to Muscogee County Airport in Columbus to watch the DC-3’s come and go. Admission to the observation deck was a dime. From there we had a catbird seat over the…

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I-285 / Georgia 400 Interchange Trail

Georgia Department of Transportation contractors are making progress with the reconstruction of the I-285/Georgia 400 interchange north of Atlanta. The project is of particular interest to PATH supporters since PATH400 is being built into the revamped interchange. The partnership between Livable Buckhead, Sandy Springs, and PATH engaged GDOT when the interchange upgrade was announced. The…

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