Downtown Navigator Updates

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Upcoming Full Street Closures
Peters Street between Haynes St. and Spring St. Sidewalk closure extends to Fair St.
What: Filming
When: Monday, October 27
 
Fraser Street and Capitol Ave 
What: Filming
When: Friday, October 3-31
 
Martin Luther King Jr. Drive between Northside Dr. and Centennial Olympic Park Dr.
What: New Atlanta Falcons stadium construction

When: Current as of April 2014

Please click here for the MLK Detour Map

For more information, please visit www.gwcc.com

 
Spring Street Viaduct between Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. and Marietta St.
What: Spring Street Viaduct Replacement Phase 1
When: September 2 - Fall 2015
Full project completion date expected November 2016.
For more information, please visit  www.dot.ga.gov/springstreetdetours

Upcoming Lane Closures 
Walker Street / Centennial Olympic Park Drive between Nelson St. and Chapel St. (East curb parking lane)
What: Filming
When: Friday, October 24
 
Nelson Street between Walker St. and Mangum. (North side parking lane)
What: Filming
When: Friday, October 24
 
Centennial Olympic Park Dr between Merritts Ave. and North Ave.
What: Staging Area
When: Saturday, August 30 - Saturday, November 15
 
Forsyth Street (westbound lane) between Luckie St. and Poplar St. 
What: GSU Maintenance
When: August 1 - November 1 
Upcoming Events
Loosely arranged by date. 

 

American Cancer Society "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer"

When: Saturday, October 25

Where: 5K walk to loop through Castleberry Hill, Downtown and the Fairlie Poplar area. Rolling closures may be expected. 


 

Friday, October 24th Lane Closures:

  • 7:00am to 11:59pm Park Avenue West (curb lane along park), between Baker Street and Marietta Street
     
  • 7:00am to 11:59pm Centennial Olympic Park Drive (curb lane along park), between Baker Street and Andrew Young International Boulevard

Saturday, October 25th Road Closures:

  • 8:30am to 9:30am Centennial Olympic Park Drive, between John Portman Boulevard (Harris Street) and Andrew Young International  Boulevard 
     
  • 5:00am to 2:00pm Andrew Young International Boulevard (in COP), between Centennial Olympic Park Drive and Marietta Street

Lane Closures:

  • 12:01am to 6:00pm Park Avenue West (curb lane along park), between Baker Street and Marietta Street
     
  • 7:00am to 3:00pm Centennial Olympic Park Drive (curb lane along park), between Baker Street and Andrew Young International Boulevard 
  • 7:00am to 3:00pm John Portman Boulevard (Harris Street) (curb lane on south side of road), between Centennial Olympic Park Drive and Williams Street

Rolling Closures 9:00am to 11:00am


Atlanta Falcons Game

When: Sunday, October 26

Where: Georgia Dome

 

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Strong Legs Run

When: Friday, October 31 - Saturday, November 1st, 2014

 

Friday, October 31st Lane Closures:

  • 9:00am to 6:00pm Ralph David Abernathy Jr. Drive / Georgia Avenue (curb lane along the south side of the road - in front of Turner Field, between Pollard Boulevard and Hank Aaron Drive

Saturday, November 1st Road Closures:

  • 4:00am to noon Pollard Boulevard between Capitol Avenue and Ralph David Abernathy Jr. Drive / Georgia Avenue
     
  • 5:00am to noon Ralph David Abernathy Jr. Drive / Georgia Avenue, between Pollard Boulevard and Hank Aaron Drive
     
  • 6:00am to 10:00am Cain Street, between Boulevard and Jackson Street
Georgia Tech Football Game
When: Saturday, November 1
Where: Bobby Dodd Stadium 
 
Bands of America Regionals
When: Saturday, November 1
Where: GA Dome. Expected attendance ~30,000

 

Events are listed for their impact on transportation only. For a full list of Downtown Atlanta events and happenings, please click here. 

Highway Maintenance Updates
Maintenance continues on I-20 near Downtown, bridge joint and header replacement will require two westbound I-20 lanes be closed between Whitehall Street and Joseph E. Lowery Boulevard, as well as two eastbound lanes between Interstate 285 and Lowery, continuously from 9 p.m., Friday, until 5 a.m., Monday.  
 

Georgia DOT advises those traveling in the Metro area this weekend, especially on I-20 and I-285, to call 511 or consult511ga.org  before departing to learn current work status and traffic conditions.

Spring Street Viaduct Advisory

Spring Street Viaduct has closed for reconstruction. Centennial Olympic Park Drive 2-way Conversion is now in effect. 

 

This detour is expected to remain in place through Fall 2015.

 

In preparation for the detour, City staff completed the 2-way conversion of Centennial Olympic Park Drive (between Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Walton Street) on August 26.  The 2-way conversion of COP Drive is a necessary part of the viaduct's detour.

 

For more information on the detour and Spring Street Viaduct's reconstruction, please visit

www.dot.ga.gov/springstreetdetours.

Atlanta Streetcar Update

Atlanta Streetcar Enters Testing & Commissioning 

 

Atlanta Streetcar testing and commissioning is underway. Periodic updates will be sent via the Downtown Navigator as testing information is finalized. 

 

Motorists are advised that rolling closures will take place along the streetcar route and traffic may be delayed during testing operations; they are advised to take alternate routes while the testing is taking place.

 

Drivers are also reminded that vehicles along the streetcar route need to be parked fully within the white lines of the parking spaces, and that double-parking is not allowed. Illegally parked vehicles along the route will be ticketed and/or towed.

  

For more information, visit www.TheAtlantaStreetcar.com or call 404-588-9800. 

About the Downtown Navigator
The Downtown Navigator reports street and lane closures based on observed activity and permits that have been approved by the City of Atlanta. Although permits are approved please note that work may or may not be active in the corridor in the areas identified on the City's website above.