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Emergency Bridge Closure Westlake Avenue Over CSX Railroad

Post Date:12/13/2012
Mayor Kasim Reed press release header

 

 Mayor’s Office of Communications
Thế giới cá 55 Trinity Avenue, Suite 2500 • Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Valerie Bell-Smith,
Senior Public Relations Manager
Department of Public Works
Ofice: 404.330.6215
Cell: 678.794.8881
Email: vbell-smith@atlantaga.gov

 

Richard Mendoza
Commissioner
 




Thế giới cáFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 12/14/12

Thế giới cáTraffic Advisory

Emergency Bridge Closure
Westlake Avenue Over CSX Railroad

What: Emergency Bridge Closure

Where: Westlake Avenue over CSX Railroad north of MLKing, Jr.Drive

When: December 14, 2012

Comments: Westlake Avenue Bridge over CSX Railroad is closed for emergency bridge repair. The Georgia Department of Transportation, who oversees bridge sufficiency for most bridges within the City of Atlanta, has directed full closure to vehicular travel due to public safety concerns. The bridge will be closed approximately 60 days for repairs to the beam structures underneath which are corroded. The schedule is weather contingent and may be subject to change.

This bridge repair is th last of several bridges repaired in 2012 under the City's Emergency Bridge Maintenance Program.

The following detour route is currently in effect:

Northbound Traffic:
• Right onto Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
• Left onto Chappell Road
• Left onto Joseph E Boone Boulevard
• Right onto West Lake Avenue

Southbound Traffic:
• Left onto Joseph E Boone Boulevard
• Right on Chappell Road
• Right onto Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
• Left onto West Lake Boulevard

The roadway is closed with local traffic access only.

Questions and/or concerns related to the closure of the Westlake Avenue Bridge over CSX Railroad may be directed to the Department of Public Works Public Relations Office at (404) 330-6240 or via email to vbell-smith@atlantaga.gov.

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