September 25, 2021

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Possible routes uncovered for BeltLine’s Northwest Trail, including bridge about I-75

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A proposed bridge around I-75 is just a person of the strategies for the long term Northwest Trail. The Path Foundation in partnership with the Atlanta BeltLine is researching possible routes for the approximately 4.5-mile trail. (Renderings from Atlanta BeltLine Inc.)

A landmark bridge around I-75 that lights up at night. An elevated walkway by way of the tree cover at Spring Valley Park. A route together Buckhead’s artsy Bennett Street.

These are some thoughts for the Atlanta BeltLine’s Northwest Path, a intricate project that have to navigate a main highway, energetic railroads and the city’s most popular road, Peachtree. Compared with other areas of the BeltLine, the northwest section doesn’t have abandoned railroad corridors to repurpose for trails.

“Since we never have that abandoned rail corridor chance, we’re on the lookout at destinations to enable guideline and frame the decisions all around the execs and disadvantages of alternate routes,” mentioned Greta deMayo, executive director of the Path Basis, which is foremost the review for the about 4.5-mile path. The review is considering feasible routes for the trail, price tag estimates and in what purchase the trail must be created.

Monday evening, deMayo unveiled new renderings of the Northwest Path, breaking up prospective routes into three study corridors. The Route Foundation hopes to create a preferred route by the conclude of the yr. View the total conference right here. Download the presentation under.

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