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Paving and Grading Continues at Howard and McDonough on Saturday, March 11

The intersection at McDonough and Howard will be closed again on Saturday, March 11 to complete the grading and resurfacing associated with the reconstruction of the railroad crossing. This will allow the pavement to be raised to provide a gentler slope on the north side of the crossing and an accessible path for persons in wheelchairs or those using strollers. Parts of the PATH Foundation’s Stone Mountain Trail near the crossing will be closed to bicycle traffic as well…

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Removal of Tree Required for Candler Railroad Intersection Improvements

A number of residents have commented about the removal of the magnolia in the traffic island at North Candler Street and East Trinity Place. This is part of the overall plan for improving the Candler railroad crossing to make it accessible and safe for pedestrians, bicyclists, and the disabled; encourage persons who live in Winnona Park, the McDonough-Adams-Kings Highway community, and other neighborhoods south of the CSX rail corridor to walk and bike into downtown Decatur; and improve the “Safe Route to School” for students and parents who travel to the Fourth/Fifth Academy, Renfroe Middle School, and Decatur High School…

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