Northeast Trail construction south of I-85 and along Ansley Golf Course.

Construction of Atlanta BeltLine’s Northeast Trail Underway

Project is scheduled to take twelve months to complete Atlanta – Construction is underway for the first segment of the Northeast Trail of the Atlanta BeltLine. Georgia Power has begun construction on their maintenance access road between Ansley Mall and the Buford Spring Connector which will double as a segment of the Northeast Trail. Georgia … Continue Reading →

July 9 groundbreaking at Adair Court celebrates new sustainable and high-quality mixed-income senior housing on the Atlanta BeltLine

On July 9, 2018, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms joined other City officials to break ground on the highly-anticipated Adair Court project. The new 91-unit mixed-income senior rental community is being developed by Woda Cooper Companies, Inc. and Parallel Housing, Inc. The $15 million development is located at 806 Murphy Avenue, between the MARTA West End … Continue Reading →

TRAVEL ADVISORY: Single Lane Closure on Wylie Street Beginning February 5

Repaving activities will affect Cabbagetown/Reynoldstown for a maximum of 10 days WHAT: Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. contractors will close single lanes on Wylie Street between Krog Street/Estoria Street and the Atlanta BeltLine trail near Flat Shoals Avenue in Cabbagetown and Reynoldstown. WHEN:  Single lanes will be closed on Wylie Street beginning February 5 for a maximum of … Continue Reading →

The Eastside Trail's new extension on Wylie Street. Photo: John Becker

Getting Around the Eastside Trail Extension

With the Eastside Trail extension now open to Kirkwood Avenue, we are so excited to add even more Atlanta BeltLine to your neighborhood! As many of you are already aware, everyone has a duty to maintain their own safety and the safety of others when using the trail. This may mean slowing down on a … Continue Reading →

Ready to cut the ribbon! Photo: John Becker

Marking a Mile on the Eastside Trail in November 2017

On Friday, November 3, 2017, the Atlanta BeltLine held its “Marking a Mile” ceremony, opening up a new mile on the Eastside Trail. The Eastside Trail, which opened in 2012 as the first official multi-use, transit-ready segment to be built within the former railroad corridor, originally extended from Monroe Drive to Irwin Street. The newest … Continue Reading →

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 … Continue Reading →

Travel Advisory: Krog Street Lane Closure in Effect June 12, 2017

Detour routes for the tunnel will be in effect during the installation of lighting and handrails as part of the Eastside Trail extension. WHAT: Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. contractors will alternate lane closures on Krog Street within the tunnel. WHEN: The northbound lane will close June 12-30. The southbound lane will close July 1-21. Closures will take place … Continue Reading →

Concrete pouring for the trail on Wylie Street.

Construction Update Around the Atlanta BeltLine

If you’ve been following Atlanta BeltLine progress, you probably know that construction is going like gangbusters right now, on both the east and west sides of the corridor. To satisfy your curiosity for the latest and greatest Atlanta BeltLine news, here is a little more detail on the state of our projects currently under construction. Westside … Continue Reading →

Eastside Trail Extension’s 2016 Progress

Many Atlanta BeltLine projects have moved forward in 2016. One of the most highly anticipated projects is the Eastside Trail’s extension south from Irwin Street. The 2-mile Eastside Trail, spanning from Piedmont Park south to Old Fourth Ward and Inman Park, has become a boon for development, social activity, recreation, and a brand new way … Continue Reading →

What’s New on the Westside Trail?

In November 2014, we broke ground on the Westside Trail and by next fall, we’ll be able to say it’s officially complete. Despite wild weather conditions, unexpected underground infrastructure, and a burst of other development projects demanding resources around the city, we’ve managed to keep the project on track. Concrete Progress With a large portion of … Continue Reading →

Temporary Closure of Sidewalk on Krog

Progress on the southern extension of the Eastside Trail is moving along, and more work will be happening the week of October 17. For three weeks, the sidewalk on the east side of the Krog Tunnel will close for work on the portion of the trail that will run under Hulsey Yard. While this work … Continue Reading →

Concrete Progress on the Westside Trail

The Westside Trail is showing even more tangible signs of progress as concrete has been poured on the spur trail between University Avenue and the mainline trail. The 1/4 mile spur, as with all Atlanta BeltLine spur trails, is 10 feet wide and connects the mainline trail at Allene Avenue to University Avenue. When complete, … Continue Reading →

Travel Advisory – Intersection of Eastside Trail and Kirkwood

Intersection of Eastside Trail and Kirkwood Avenue to Close Detour routes will be established to route traffic around the Reynoldstown closure. WHAT: Atlanta BeltLine contractors will continuously close the intersection of Kirkwood Avenue at Eastside Trail. The closure will begin Monday morning, August 22 through September 21. WHEN: Monday August 22 at 6 a.m. through … Continue Reading →

The Future of Wylie Street

**Update for clarity: Cyclists are encouraged to use the road when traveling on Wylie Street to reduce congestion on the multi-use trail but are also permitted to ride on the trail.  Many of our neighbors in and around Reynoldstown have asked what will happen when the Eastside Trail is extended down Wylie Street. Most of the … Continue Reading →

The Eastside Trail Southern Extension Development

The first phase of the Eastside Trail extension is underway! The phase currently under construction expands from Irwin Street to Kirkwood Avenue, and is expected to be completed in 12 months. Construction has started and the trail is now closed to the public. When funding is available, construction will begin on Phase II, which goes from … Continue Reading →

An Update on Streetscape Improvements along Ponce de Leon Avenue

Many folks in the community have asked us about the status of our streetscapes project on Ponce de Leon Avenue. The project, partially funded by a Livable Cities Initiative (LCI) grant has moved along over the past several years, with our friends at the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) providing support by constructing the first phase … Continue Reading →

Westside Trail Construction Progress: MLK Bridge Construction

On Saturday, June 11, 2016 three steel beams were placed for the new bridge over Martin Luther King Jr. Drive which is currently under construction. The crew installed safety netting in addition to the steel beams so that they could continue to work on the bridge without additional lane closures.  The hallmark of the Atlanta … Continue Reading →

New Connection to Eastside Trail!

You will soon have one more way to access the Eastside Trail! Visitors to the Atlanta BeltLine have been using the hill at Ralph McGill Boulevard as an unofficial access point since before the trail even opened. Perennial Properties, the owners of the Telephone Factory Lofts, are installing a public access trail from the road … Continue Reading →

Westside Trail Developments

We are nearly a year and a half into the construction of the Westside Trail, and with completion on schedule for 2017, there is plenty of activity to keep track of with our next major trail to be built in the Atlanta BeltLine corridor. Show, Don’t Tell! The best way to illustrate construction highlights on the … Continue Reading →

New Photos: Progress on the Westside Trail

The Westside Trail is coming along, and we have some new progress photos for you. Remember, the site is currently a construction zone, so visiting it in person is not only prohibited, it’s dangerous. But you can track our progress in our photo gallery and by staying tuned to beltline.org. The trail is on track … Continue Reading →

The Eastside Trail extension will run south from the Irwin Street entrance.

Eastside Trail Extension Invitation to Bid Published

The Atlanta BeltLine moves into its next phase for the Eastside Trail with a call for bids for construction of the Eastside Trail extension. The extension will run according to the following: South from Irwin Street to DeKalb Avenue, passing under Edgewood Avenue Down DeKalb Avenue through Krog Street Tunnel onto Wylie Street Along Wylie … Continue Reading →

Westside Trail construction under Westview Drive.

Westside Trail Construction Updates

Construction of the Westside Trail, the Atlanta BeltLine’s next trail to be built in the old railroad corridor, is moving right along. The pipe above is part of the green infrastructure design for the trail. It serves to hold water during a large storm event and slow the stress on the existing stormwater system. Backfilling has begun for materials that were excavated … Continue Reading →