Ralph McGill Reopens! New Pedestrian Bridge Looking Good!

After a month-long road closure of Ralph McGill Boulevard, the road re-opened on the morning of Friday, March 30. In the past month, our contractors installed a brand-new bridge as part of the Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail. This bridge will be for pedestrian use and parallels the original, 100-year-old railroad bridge. The two murals from … Continue Reading →

Ralph McGill Road Closure Starts Today!

Just a reminder- starting today, Ralph McGill is closed for the next month between Freedom Parkway and Ashley Avenue (near Copenhill Lofts, Freedom Heights Lofts and Block Lofts). Here’s the detour route map: And here’s the last time you’ll see the old Ralph McGill Bridge… without its new neighbor! The steel beams get installed for the … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltlLine Eastside Trail Construction Update

Bridge Work and Road Closures to Take Place in March 2012: Part of Ponce de Leon Ave to be Closed for Two Weekends & Part of Ralph McGill to be Closed for One Month Atlanta, February 27, 2012 – The Eastside Trail project, now under construction, spans more than two miles from the tip of Piedmont Park to Inman Park … Continue Reading →

Eastside Trail Progress Update: Upcoming Bridge Work and Road Closures

The Eastside Trail project, now under construction, spans more than two miles from the tip of Piedmont Park to Inman Park and the Old Fourth Ward neighborhoods. It is the next major component of the Atlanta BeltLine slated to open to the public. This project includes a 14-foot wide multi-use concrete trail for walking, running, … Continue Reading →

First Tree Delivery for the Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail!

Just a quick update on Eastside Trail progress – we received our first tree delivery yesterday! We are working with Trees Atlanta, our amazing partner, who is contributing towards the funding and planting of trees. This is another step in the creation of our Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum…  

Eastside Trail Construction Close Up

This past Friday, several of us ventured out of the office and onto the Eastside Trail construction site to get a look at how it’s coming along. The PATH Foundation, our partner and construction manager, and the Astra Group, the contractor, have been pretty busy. We started at 10th and Monroe and headed south. Here’s … Continue Reading →

Eastside Trail Construction Update

The Eastside Trail has been the subject of intense interest, especially among those who live nearby. Here is an update on the construction progress. More photos of construction available here. Overview: The first phase of the Eastside Trail, a multiuse trail and linear greenspace running south more than two miles from 10th St. and Monroe Dr., has … Continue Reading →