Eastside Trail Concrete Takes Shape South of 10th Street and Monroe Drive

Fresh from the Eastside Trail this morning – photos of our 14-foot-wide concrete path on the ground! Check out more photos of progress on our facebook page.

Eastside Trail looking north towards 10th Street and Monroe Drive

Please keep in mind that this is still an active construction site and as such is currently CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC, but we hope this teaser will whet your appetites for when the trail opens later this summer… When completed, the Eastside Trail will stretch 2.25 miles from Piedmont Park (just beyond view in the photo above), through Virginia Highland and Old Fourth Ward to Inman Park.

Eastside Trail looking south from 10th Street and Monroe Drive rendering of the future Eastside Trail at 10th and Monroe

If the Regional Transportation Referendum passes on July 31, 2012, 10.2 miles of transit (including along the Eastside Trail) will be built within a few short years. Approximately 5 miles will be built on the Atlanta BeltLine’s east and west sides with 5 additional miles in crosstown connections and three connections to MARTA train stations.

Check out more Atlanta BeltLine renderings on our website!

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