For the longest stretch of Atlanta Beltline planned to open at once, the dirty work of infrastructure installation is mostly in the rearview.
Now come the lights. The trees. And that glorious, 14-foot-wide ribbon of concrete, linking Adair Park to Lena Avenue at Washington Park.
In various reports over the last few weeks, Beltline officials have adhered to projections that the three-mile Westside Trail will open this summer—possibly by the end of July. It’ll highlight what’s probably the biggest year yet for the multi-use trail and planned transit corridor.
Concrete on the Westside front began to ooze and dry last September. As we found during a visit a couple of weeks ago, that work continues, illustrating how the trail and its 14 access points will wend and dip through this part of town.
Have a look: