Southside Trail – Segment 1, also called Southside Trail West, is the first of five segments of the Southside Trail to undergo construction in a phased approach. Approximately one mile long, Southside Trail – Segment 1 runs from the southern terminus of the Westside Trail at University Avenue to the Annie E. Casey Foundation site at Pittsburgh Yards, just west of the I-75/85 overpass. Once complete, it will connect three open and emerging job centers – Pittsburgh Yards, Murphy Crossing, and Lee + White.
Southside Trail – Segment 1 is currently closed for construction. Construction will include a 14-foot-wide concrete trail; ADA access at Allene Avenue and Metropolitan Parkway with appropriate crosswalks and signalization; ADA access at Pittsburgh Yards and to Capital View Manor; a new pedestrian bridge over Metropolitan Parkway; environmental remediation of the corridor; lights; security cameras; stainless steel handrails; utility relocations; storm water drainage; retention walls; and full landscaping.
- Completed Activities:
- Duct-bank installation
- Installation of new pedestrian bridge over Metropolitan Parkway
- Majority of concrete pouring
- Upcoming Activities:
- Complete concrete work for trail
- Lighting and security cameras
- Landscaping to be installed by Trees Atlanta after trail is complete
Last Updated: May 7, 2021