Six-month closure of north Midtown/south Buckhead cut-through street will result in motorists using the already traffic-heavy alternate routes along 17th Street and Collier Road.
Deering Road Closure
Monday, January 7, 2013
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Next week's closure of Deering Road for six months will result in motorists using the already traffic-heavy alternate routes along 17th Street and Collier Road.
Traffic in the areas of north Midtown and south Buckhead is not great, but it’s about to get a whole lot worse when Deering Road is closed for approximately six months beginning on Monday, Jan. 7. The reason – to replace the sinking Amtrak station parking lot near the intersection of Deering and Peachtree Street – is clearly understandable. The result – the elimination of a major cut through for motorists between Peachtree and Northside Drive – will result in additional traffic congestion issues in an area that is already overloaded with vehicles. Georgia Department of Transportation Metro Atlanta District Engineer Rachel Brown told Patch last year when discussing the project, “We realize this impacts your life. It impacts your community …