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Opening the Door to the Rest of the City
In September 2013, the City of Atlanta was awarded an $18 million TIGER V grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to develop the southwest corridor of the Atlanta BeltLine. This grant will cover about 40% of the project cost, expediting the trail's construction by 2-3 years. Ground was broken on November 12, 2014 and construction is anticipated to be complete in late summer of 2017.
The Westside Trail, a 3-mile corridor in development on the Atlanta BeltLine’s southwest side, runs from University Avenue in Adair Park north to Lena Avenue at Washington Park. For a half mile along White Street, the trail will use the existing West End Trail. The project funding includes the 14-foot wide multi-use trail, 14 points of entry (11 of which will be ADA-accessible) with ramp and stair systems, greenway, and preservation for future transit.
Construction is underway now and the trail is currently closed to the public.
Watch what neighborhood residents and community leaders have to say about the Atlanta BeltLine Westside Trail:
Map of the Westside Trail
The current construction of the Westside Trail, shown below, runs from University Avenue to Washington Park.
Renderings and Construction Photos
As an active construction site, the Westside Trail is closed to the public until further notice. If you have any questions about the Westside Trail construction, please contact:
General construction questions: 678-995-3701
Construction-related emergencies: 770-256-7511
For all other emergencies please dial 911.