Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. Hosts Special Called Westside Study Group Public Meeting

WHO:  Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. Westside Study Group

WHAT: Public Meeting – Special Called – Westside Trail Bridge over Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.

Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. will be holding a special called Westside Study Group public meeting on the removal of the Westside Trail Bridge over Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. We will be looking at street and lane closures over three possible weekends and discussing the alternate traffic routes for these closures.

WHERE: Hagar Palace at 19 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd. SW, Atlanta, GA 30314

WHEN: Thursday, June 2, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

WHY:  Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. is constructing a 3-mile multi-use corridor along the Westside Trail, spanning from University Avenue at Adair Park to Lena Street at Washington Park. When completed, the Westside Trail will have a 14-foot wide concrete multi-use trail in this historic railroad corridor. The project also includes the construction of 14 access points, 11 of which are ADA-accessible, along with lighting, security cameras, signage, way-finding, mile-markers, and underground infrastructure. The Westside Trail connects four schools and four parks, as well as the residents of 10 southwest Atlanta neighborhoods to public transit, existing community businesses and future economic development sites. Construction is expected to continue through the fall of 2017. More at

CITIZEN CONTACT: Citizens with general construction questions, please call 678-995-3701. For construction-related emergencies, please call 770-256-7511. More information available at or


Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.’s Office of Communications and Media Relations

Ericka Brown Davis
Communications & Media Relations Director
(404) 477-3660,

Jenny Odom
Communications & Media Relations Manager
(404) 477-3659,

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