County announces months-long closure for Beech Drive, Juneteenth sanitation scheduleBeech Drive, between Celia Way and Memorial Drive. Image obtained via Google Maps
This story has been updated.
DeKalb County, GA — DeKalb County says that Beech Drive, between Celia Way and Memorial Drive, will be closed to through-traffic day and night starting on Tuesday, June 20, through Wednesday, Sept. 20.
The closure is “to facilitate the installation of a 30-inch ductile iron water main across Memorial Drive.”
“Road closure and detour signs will be placed in the area during the road closure period advising motorists of construction work in the area and of local traffic restrictions,” the announcement from the county says. “Questions regarding this road closure should be addressed to Steve Fowler, project manager, GS Construction Co., Inc. at 678-463-9464.”
The county also announced that the Drew Valley Road water line replacement project in Brookhaven will continue through December.
Here’s the full announcement from DeKalb County:
Efforts to improve water service capacity throughout DeKalb County continue through December 2023, with the Drew Valley Water Line Replacement Project. Crews will replace 15,000 linear feet of aging water lines with new 8-inch-diameter ductile-iron water lines along Drew Valley Road.
This line repair project is expected to last approximately seven months (May to December 2023), barring any weather delays.
Normal construction hours will be from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding major holidays. An increase in construction-related noise and traffic during work hours should be expected.
To learn more about the Drew Valley Water Line Replacement Project, join the virtual community meeting on Thursday, June 15, 6:30 p.m., via Zoom at https://dekalbcountyga.zoom.us/j/85059038216.
Information also can be obtained by calling the DWM Project Information Line at 1-800-986-1108 or emailing [email protected] with questions.
On Monday, the county announced its Juneteenth sanitation schedule. Here’s the full announcement from DeKalb County.
DECATUR, Ga. – In observance of Juneteenth on Monday, June 19, garbage, recyclable materials and yard trimmings collection for residential customers will run one day late as follows:
Monday, June 19 – Juneteenth observed. No sanitation service.
Tuesday, June 20 – Residential customers whose regularly scheduled collection day is Monday, June 19, will be serviced on Tuesday, June 20.
Wednesday, June 21 – Residential customers whose regularly scheduled collection day is Tuesday, June 20, will be serviced on Wednesday, June 21.
Thursday, June 22 – Residential customers whose regularly scheduled collection day is Wednesday, June 21, will be serviced on Thursday, June 22.
Friday, June 23 – Residential customers whose regularly scheduled collection day is Thursday, June 22, will be serviced on Friday, June 23.
The North Transfer Station will be open from 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. on Monday, June 19. The Customer Care call center, administration building, Central Transfer Station and Seminole Road Landfill will be closed on Monday, June 19, reopening on Tuesday, June 20, during normal operating hours.
For more information on any sanitation services, contact the Sanitation Division’s Customer Care team at 404-294-2900 or [email protected], visit www.dekalbsanitation.com or follow the Sanitation Division on Twitter @DKalbSanitation.
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