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

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

DeKalb County Georgia. Source: Google Maps.

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:

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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.

StatusRoad ClosedFrom Cross StreetTo 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.

StatusRoad ClosedFrom Cross StreetTo 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 www.dekalbsanitation.com.

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