DeKalb County releases updated list of road closures, closes warming centers

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 18, 2018

DeKalb County Georgia. Source: Google Maps.

This story has been updated. 

DeKalb County has released a list of roads that are still closed after snow blanketed the Atlanta area on Wednesday.

In another sign that things are slowly returning to normal, the county is closing its warming centers.

According to the county:

The following warm warming centers in DeKalb County have been closed:

  • Fire Station 6, 2342 Flat Shoals Road, Atlanta, GA 30316
  • Fire Station 21, 1090 Crown Point Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30338

The warming center at Fire Station 3, 100 N. Clarendon Ave., Avondale Estates, will remain open until noon today.

Most government offices and schools remain closed today but everything is expected to open tomorrow. The city of Decatur’s administrative offices will open at noon today. Here’s the current list of road closures, provided by the county:

DECATUR, Ga. — The following roads are currently closed in DeKalb due to snow and ice as of Jan. 18 at 12:30 p.m. As county crews are assessing roads and clearing, this list is subject to change. Surface streets can still have slick spots, and residents are advised to use extreme caution if traveling.

Status Road Closed From Cross Street To Cross Street
Closed  Mason Mill Rd  Vistavia Circle   
Closed  Amsler Rd  Flakes Mill Rd  Chickadee Ln 
Emergency Vehicles Only  Rockbridge Rd.  Susan Creek   
Emergency Vehicles Only  River Road  Bouldercrest Road  Panthersville Road 
Emergency Vehicles Only  Memorial College Ave  Park Lane  N. Indian Creek 
Emergency Vehicles Only  Central Drive  Hambrick Road   
Emergency Vehicles Only  Rock Springs Road / Panola Road     
Emergency Vehicles Only  Houston Mill Rd   Clifton Rd  LaVista Rd 
Emergency Vehicles Only  River Road     
Emergency Vehicles Only  N. Hariston / Fieldridge Ct     
Emergency Vehicles Only  Clairmont Road / Desmond Road     
Emergency Vehicles Only  Snapfinger Road / Panola Road     

The following roads have reopened.

Status Road Closed From Cross Street To Cross Street
Open  Evans Mill Road  Salem Road   
Open  3600 Panthersville Road     
Open  Waldrop Road  Flat Shoals Pkwy  River Road 
Open  Waldrop Road  Kingswood Run   
Open  Hwy 78 (Stone Mountain Hwy) WB bridges  Interstate 285  West Park Place (1/2 mile North of Stone Mountain) 
Open  Brownsmill Road/SR 212  Framingham Drive   
Open  Rockbridge Rd.  Rockbridge Ct.  San Marcos Ct. 
Open  Covington Hwy  Miller Road  Scarborough Drive 
Open  3032 N. Decatur Rd  DeKalb Industrial Way  E. Ponce De Leon Ave 
Open  Clifton Road / Briarcliff Road     
Open  Glenwood Road  LaMesa Rd  Hollyhock Rd 
Open  Memorial Drive / Hambrick Road     
Open  N. Druid Hill Rd / Willivee Drive  N Druid Hill Rd  Willivee Dr 
Open  Rock Chapel Road / LIB     
Open  Rockbridge Rd  Rowland Rd  Allgood Rd 
Open  Clifton Road  CDC Parkway   Briarcliff Road 
Open  1670 Clairmont Road (In front of V.A)      
Open  North Decatur Road / Webster Road     
Open  Snapfinger Woods / Panola Road     
Open  South Indian Creek / Covington Hwy     
Open  S. Harriston Road / Redan Road     

The county said that due to the weather, garbage collection will be delayed:

DeKalb Sanitation Suspends Thursday Operations Due to Dangerous Road Conditions

Field service hours extended to accommodate customers  

DECATUR, Ga. – Due to dangerous road conditions, the DeKalb County Sanitation Division suspends all administrative and field operations for Thursday, Jan. 18.

Collection service for residential and commercial customers, transfer station operations, landfill operations and administrative services will resume on Friday, Jan. 19, during normal operating hours.

The revised residential and commercial collection schedules for the remainder of this week are as follows:

Residential Collection

Customers whose regularly scheduled collection days are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday will receive garbage and recycling collection service on Friday, Jan. 19, and Saturday, Jan. 20, based on an extended work schedule on both days. Yard trimmings for these customers will not be collected this week, and servicing will resume next week when normal collection schedules are in effect. Residents should place garbage and recycling containers curbside by 7 a.m. on Friday, and return them curbside by 7 a.m. on Saturday if Friday servicing did not occur.

Commercial Collection

Customers whose regularly scheduled collection days are Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday will be serviced on Friday, Jan. 19, and Saturday, Jan. 20, based on an extended work schedule on both days.

For updates, follow the Sanitation Division on Twitter @DKalbSanitation, or visit

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