Some Dunwoody residents raise concerns about proposed changes to Roberts Drive

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 »

Granite blasting along I-285 in Sandy Springs to last 6 months

Please be advised of upcoming blasting conducted by GDOT contractors which will take place along I-285:

Georgia Department of Transportation construction partners will begin blasting granite along I-285 westbound between Ashford Dunwoody Road and the Perimeter Center Parkway overpass on Thursday, May 17 at 1:30 p.m. The blasting operation requires traffic pacing on I-285 eastbound and westbound and on Perimeter Center Parkway.… Read More »

Public Information Open House – Intersection Project on Roberts Drive at Future Austin Elementary: May 10th, 6:00 p.m. at City Hall

The City of Dunwoody will host a public open house for the proposed intersection project on Roberts Drive at the new Austin Elementary driveway on Thursday, May 10th, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at City Hall (4800 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338).

With the new school driveway at the Dunwoody Nature Center entrance a traffic-signal controlled intersection will be needed along with right and left turn lanes.… Read More »

Traffic signal, roundabout proposed for intersection near Orchard Park Kroger/Chevron

Plans to install traffic lights or build a roundabout at the Dunwoody Club Drive/Jett Ferry Road intersection received a mixed reaction from residents that attended a Feb. 8 public meeting.…

The project was mostly prompted by the amount of accidents in the intersection, Gillis said. Drivers don’t always completely stop at the signs, and they can be overlooked, he said.… Read More »

Dunwoody, Sandy Springs to present Dunwoody Club/Jett Ferry intersection plans

Alternative design concepts will include a signalized intersection and a roundabout, according to Steve Tiedemann, Sandy Springs’ program manager for projects funded by a recent transportation special local option sales tax.

The intersection is on the cities’ border. Its northwest corner is adjacent to the Dunwoody Country Club and a “butterfly garden.”  Read more at The Dunwoody ReporterRead More »

Update on the Traffic Stopping Girls

Click here for the original Traffic Gal stories posted on The Aha! Connection

from Jennifer Leslie of 11Alive via Facebook:

Great update to a story we did 2 years ago on the female flaggers who were turning heads in #Dunwoody ( You may remember the crew started working with GS Construction as part of a job training program for drug treatment.… Read More »

Rebuilt I-85 bridge to open by Monday morning

The rebuilt Interstate 85 bridge over Piedmont Road will reopen to traffic in time for the morning commute on Monday or even sooner, a full month ahead of the original schedule, Gov. Nathan Deal announced Wednesday.

The bridge collapsed March 30 when a fire broke out in construction materials stored below the bridge. Since then, motorists have been forced to detour around one of the most heavily traveled highways in metro Atlanta. … Read More »

GDOT Statement concerning I-20 road buckling

Georgia DOT crews are responding to an issue that has closed I-20 Westbound between Candler and Gresham Roads. A section of the roadway has buckled, likely due to an issue with an underground utility installation. Inspectors are assessing the situation and crews are prepared to work quickly to repair the interstate. Until further information is available we cannot provide an estimated time for repairs to be made.… Read More »