Kirkwood Avenue Road Closure in Effect October 4

Detour routes will be in effect during the installation of a temporary crosswalk at Kirkwood Avenue.

WHAT: Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) contractors will close Kirkwood Avenue for installation of a temporary crosswalk.

WHEN: This will be a full road closure for two weeks beginning October 4, 2017 active during the following hours. Weekends are excluded from the closure.

10/4 – 10/6: Road will be open at night time for local traffic.

10/9 – 10/13: Road will be closed for 24 hours.

10/16 – 10/18: Road will be open at night time.

WHERE: Kirkwood Avenue will be closed between Holtzclaw Street SE and Kenyon Street SE.

ADVISORY: During the closure period, detour routes will remain in effect to route vehicular traffic around the closure. See map below.

ABOUT THE PROJECT: The Eastside Trail’s Southern Extension runs from Irwin Street to Memorial Drive. Phase I of the extension runs from Irwin Street to Kirkwood Avenue. Phase II runs from Kirkwood Avenue to Memorial Drive. A temporary crosswalk will be installed at Kirkwood Avenue as part of construction of Phase I of the extension.

PUBLIC MEETING: Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. will host a public meeting to discuss the closure and other updates on the Eastside Trail extension. The meeting will be held on October 3, 2017 at Trees Atlanta starting at 6:30 p.m.

Address:  Trees Atlanta – 225 Chester Avenue, SE, Atlanta, GA 30316

This location is accessible via MARTA bus #21. See for complete bus map and schedule. Please consider biking or walking, if you are able. Bike racks available on site. Free parking is available on site with additional parking located in the gravel lot on the corner of Memorial Drive SE and Chester Avenue Southeast.

COMMUNITY CONTACT: For more information, contact or 404-477-3552.

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