Get Atlanta BeltLine updates right in your inbox!
Get Atlanta BeltLine updates right in your inbox!


Click to Expand
Interactive Map
Events  //   Blog  //   News  //   FAQs  //   Contact

Download the App: Google PlayiTunes

The Atlanta BeltLine

Where Atlanta Comes Together. Learn more

Reminder: Ponce de Leon Avenue closes again this weekend for Eastside Trail construction!
posted in Eastside Trail, Progress, Trails // 03/28/12

Closure Begins Friday, March 30 at 9 p.m. and Ends Monday, April 2 at 5 a.m. 

Just a quick reminder for our neighbors who travel along Ponce de Leon Avenue regularly: starting Friday, March 30 at 9 p.m., the stretch of Ponce between Ponce de Leon Place and the Midtown Place Shopping Center (across from Ponce City Market) will be closed until 5 a.m. on Monday, April 2. Last Saturday, the bridge over Ponce de Leon Avenue was raised off of its existing abutments as part of the Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail construction. The road reopened one day ahead of schedule. This weekend, crews will install decking and scaffolding to protect cars and pedestrians in order to begin the process of remediation, retrofitting and repainting the bridge as part of construction.

All vehicular access points to the shops at Midtown Place, the Kroger shopping center, Ponce Place and Ford Factory Lofts will be open and accessible during this road closure!

Check out our photos of the bridge over Ponce from last weekend!

The Eastside Trail project, now under construction, spans more than two miles from the tip of Piedmont Park to Inman Park and the Old Fourth Ward neighborhoods. It is the next major component of the Atlanta BeltLine slated to open to the public. This project includes a 14-foot wide multi-use concrete trail for walking, running, biking and skating, as well as a significant amount of underground infrastructure to accommodate current and future utilities. It also includes retaining walls, landscaping and the preservation of right of way for the transit system which will be built in the future. The Eastside Trail is the first part of the trail system to be built within the old rail corridor, which will eventually connect 45 neighborhoods.

Additional weekend closures can be expected to lower the bridge and complete construction of the Eastside Trail later this spring.

Detour: Detour signs and off duty-police officers will be provided to direct motorists.

Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. appreciates the public’s patience and understanding while work continues on this transformative project.

Please visit for frequent updates. For breaking news, visit our Facebook page at or follow us on Twitter.

Road Closure Map - Ponce de Leon Ave only

Click on a tab to select how you'd like to leave your comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

By Categories
By Month

Stay in the loop.

There’s always something new happening on the Atlanta BeltLine. Like us on Facebook to get it all in your News Feed.

I’ve already liked Atlanta BeltLine on Facebook