Northeast Trail – Segment 1 (Piedmont Park)

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

The Northeast Trail – Segment 1 runs 0.9 miles from Monroe Drive to Westminster Drive with a portion through Piedmont Park. This trail closed for construction in August 2023, including the Carriage Trail through Piedmont Park.

Atlanta BeltLine Northeast Trail project map. 04.2023.

Project Status

groundbreaking ceremony took place on Friday, August 4 with community members, Mayor Andre Dickens, elected officials, and honored guests!

The trail runs from the northern end of the Eastside Trail to Westminster Drive with a portion through Piedmont Park. The BeltLine continues to work alongside Piedmont Park Conservancy, City of Atlanta Parks Department, and Atlanta Department of Transportation. ABI is working jointly with ATLDOT to complete additional pedestrian safety improvements at the intersection of 10th and Monroe Dr. in conjunction with the trail construction project as it crosses Monroe Drive. The schedule to complete construction is approximately 14 months, followed by landscaping.

A virtual community meeting took place on July 27. View the meeting recording and download the presentation.  

Project Timeline

May 2020 - July 2021
Alternatives analysis and concept validation
July 2021
Locally Preferred Alternative as part of the federally funded, full length of the Northeast Trail design project
July 2021
Execute contract for design phase services
September - October 2021
Gravel installation along unpaved path
August 2023
Groundbreaking and construction start
Fall 2024
Construction expected to be complete

Last Updated: August 14, 2023