The City of Dunwoody’s contractor needs to close Vermack Road one more time in order to complete utility backfill that was suspended by last Sunday’s rain. Weather permitting, the north end of Vermack Road (between Dunwoody Square and Mount Vernon Road) will be closed at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, March 8th. DeKalb County Schools are closed on Friday, which will help reduce the impact of this closure.… Read More »
The City of Dunwoody is completing major utility tie-ins for the Mt. Vernon Road and Vermack Intersection project. As such they have scheduled a road closure beginning at approximately 8:30 AM on Friday morning, March 1st. Please plan to take alternate routes during this time.
1) The north end of Vermack Road (between Dunwoody Square and MVR) will be blocked during this 72-hour period
2) The south end of Manhasset (from MVR to the St.… Read More »
Note from Audra:
If you ever drive North on I-75 you need a Peach Pass. My friend Carol drove 5 DHS Varsity Baseball Moms to a game at North Cobb High School on Friday afternoon and we zoomed over the new Peach Pass ramps in record time. We all joked about feeling as if we were on a roller coaster and waved at the cars in thick traffic down below us headed in the same direction.… Read More »
New toll lanes to be built along I-285 could hurt some homeowners, businesses and a beloved recreation center in Dunwoody’s Georgetown neighborhood, according to a City Council member. But nobody yet knows the details of the Georgia Department of Transportation’s “I-285 Top End Express Lanes” project, creating an uncertainty that is frustrating city officials.
“This is my most hated project ever,” City Councilmember Lynn Deutsch said in an interview.… Read More »
Dunwoody City Council members are raising serious concerns about the state’s plan for new I-285 and Ga. 400 toll lanes that would tower over local neighborhoods and bring more cars into neighborhoods as commuters find ways to access them. And so far, the state has few answers. Continue at Reporter Newspapers
Note from Audra: I rode through this intersection yesterday and it is a mess!
Work will begin in November on adding turn lanes and making traffic signal improvements at the busy intersection of Ashford-Dunwoody Road and West Nancy Creek Drive in Brookhaven.
The City Council last month approved a $250,000 contract with CME LLC to install new left-turn lanes on West Nancy Creek Drive in the eastbound and westbound directions.… Read More »
SANDY SPRINGS, GA — The Georgia Department of Transportation will close a segment of Abernathy Road and the Ga. 400 northbound entrance ramp from the road for the next two weekends in Sandy Springs, the agency said.
Abernathy Road will be closed from Glenlake Parkway/Mercedes-Benz Drive to Ga. 400, GDOT said. Crews will also close a segment of Glenlake Parkway and the Ga.… Read More »
Reactions to the “grid” concepts presented for Sandy Springs’ Mount Vernon/Johnson Ferry intersection were mixed at an Aug. 30 meeting. A particular point of controversy was that the concept relies on eventually taking a long-time resident’s house for a cut-through street. Continue at Reporter Newspapers
Work has started on Dunwoody’s intersection improvements at Mount Vernon Road at Vermack Road and Manhasset Drive with lane closures taking place weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
After public schools open on Monday, Aug. 6, lane closures will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Continue at Reporter Newspapers
Note from Audra: I literally go through this intersection 5 times per day sometimes, as do my neighbors. I figured it would help everyone to know the current status:
Current Project Phase – Initial Tree Clearing & Utility Coordination
An Intergovernmental Agreement with DeKalb County will be required for this project for the replacement of the water main along this section of the Mount Vernon Road corridor. … Read More »
The intersection near Peachtree Dunwoody Road and Abernathy Road NE was blocked for a few hours due to a gas leak. Continue at 11Alive
A long-awaited study of widening a narrow stretch of Sandy Springs’ Hammond Drive is finally out for bids, with a deadline of June 6. Meanwhile, the city has bought yet another house to land-bank in anticipation of the possible widening, which could include a mass transit route as well. Continue at Reporter Newspapers
The city of Dunwoody has approved a $1.7 million contract for long-planned intersection improvements at Mount Vernon Road and Vermack Road — about $600,000 more than originally anticipated. Continue at Reporter Newspapers
Plans for a new traffic signal at the Dunwoody Nature Center and adding turn lanes and new sidewalks along Roberts Drive in preparation for the new Austin Elementary School opening next year are in the works. Some residents are raising concerns about potential tree loss and added school congestion on the busy main road and into surrounding neighborhoods. … Read More »