Northeast Trail – Segment 1 (Piedmont Park)

Piedmont Park (Monroe Drive to Westminster Drive) // Subarea 6

The Northeast Trail – Segment 1 runs 0.9 miles alongside Piedmont Park from Monroe Drive to Westminster Drive. A Locally Preferred Alternative was announced in July 2021 as part of the federally funded, full length of the Northeast Trail design project from Monroe Drive north to MARTA Lindbergh Station.


Atlanta BeltLine Northeast Trail project map. 04.2023.

Project Status

A 100% design package has been received for this segment. An Invitation to Bid is open through May 10 seeking a construction firm. The BeltLine continues to work alongside Piedmont Park Conservancy, City of Atlanta Parks Department, and Atlanta Department of Transportation. Once started, construction is expected to take approximately 18 months to complete.

Project Timeline

May 2020 - July 2021
Alternatives analysis and concept validation
July 2021
Execute contract for design phase services
September - October 2021
Gravel installation along unpaved path
Spring 2023
Construction expected to bid and start
Fall 2024
Construction expected to be complete

Last Updated: April 7, 2023