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GDOT Weekend Construction Press Release: July 11, 2013

July 12, 2013

For Immediate Release: Thursday, July 11, 2013 Contact: Mark McKinnon 404.326.6672 Mobile David Spear 404-326-6668 Mobile Connector Contractor Working Around Braves Traffic lane closures planned for I-20, I-285 top end, sr 13 and downtown connector this weekend ATLANTA -Motorists beware! Georgia DOT is urging motorists to plan ahead this weekend before they venture on to I-20…

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Traffic Backup at Orme Park

July 9, 2013

VHCA Board President Jack White captured these rare images last week of a traffic tie-up – at Orme Park. Witnesses say a group of patrons was heading home from a busy day at the park when the lead vehicle apparently encountered an obstacle it couldn’t overcome. No word on the whereabouts of any of the…

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Publix Georgia Full and Half Marathons Return to VaHi March 17

February 8, 2013

You’ll want to plan your travel carefully the morning of March 17 as the Publix Georgia Full and Half Marathon races return to Virginia-Highland. Organizers expect over 16,000 runners to participate this year. Both races will start and end in Centennial Olympic Park and all runners will pass through VaHi. Following is a list  of full…

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Bike lanes, turn lane coming to Ponce

February 7, 2013

by Brian Gross On Feb. 7, John Wolfinger and I attended the City and BeltLine’s Open House about the planned improvements to Ponce de Leon Avenue. Here were the improvements discussed: note, #3 is a very big change! 1. Resurfacing of Ponce between Juniper and Briarcliff/Moreland (GDOT) 2. Pedestrian safety improvements between Piedmont and Briarcliff/Moreland…

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Improvements Coming Soon to Monroe/10th Intersection

November 1, 2012

According to the website, significant pedestrian safety improvements will be made soon at the intersection of 10th Street and Monroe Drive. The improvements are designed to support the recent opening of the Eastside BeltLine trail which currently terminates a few feet from the east side of Monroe, just across from Park Tavern and Piedmont…

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