Posts tagged with "Oakhurst Streetscape"

Contractors to begin milling down streets in Oakhurst village

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 10, 2015

The Oakhurst streetscape project is approaching a conclusion. A contractor for the city is planning to mill streets throughout the project area starting on Wednesday, Nov. 11, according to an email from the city. “Repaving streets should start immediately after milling and any necessary repairs to existing paving are completed,” the email says. “The work […]

Oakhurst Streetscape: Oakview Road reopens

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 26, 2015

Decatur Deputy City Manager Hugh Saxon says work on Oakview Road has finished on schedule and the road is open again. The city had closed the road on June 22 for work related to the ongoing Oakhurst Streetscape project. The contractor replaced about 90 linear feat of the road south of East Lake Drive. “Next […]

Oakview Road to close as part of Oakhurst Streetscape Improvements

Posted by Dena Mellick June 17, 2015

The city of Decatur is warning of a street closure next week as part of the Oakhurst Streetscape Improvements project. Construction is planned on Oakview Road, south of East Lake Drive Monday, June 22, through Friday, June 26. The city reports, “the street will be completely closed to vehicular traffic and a detour route will […]

Oakhurst Streetscape: expansion of Harmony Park begins

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 10, 2015

Crews working on the Oakhurst Streetscape project have begun one of the most important steps: the expansion of Harmony Park. Deputy City Manager Hugh Saxon said the contractor, CMES, will demolish the existing public parking area, improve the storm drains and construct a new plaza. “A new permanent angled parking area will be provided on […]

Oakhurst Streetscape update: new curbing, new driveways

Posted by Dena Mellick May 26, 2015

More work is being done on Oakhurst’s Streetscape project this week. Deputy City Manager Hugh Saxon said the contractor, CMES, is continuing to build new curbing around Harmony Park. Saxon said CMES is also planning to complete installation of two new driveways in front of Family Dollar. A temporary crosswalk has been installed across East Lake […]

UPDATE: Intersection of Mead and Oakview roads in Oakhurst reopens

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 7, 2015

The Oakhurst Streetscape project ran into a complication the morning of May 7, 2015. According to Deputy City Manager Hugh Saxon, “The intersection of Mead Road and Oakview Road is temporarily closed due to a broken gas line. Atlanta Gas Light has been notified and will be making repairs this morning.” At 11:35 am, Saxon […]

Contractor clearing trees for Oakhurst Streetscape

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 8, 2014

The city of Decatur says its contractor is removing several trees today as it continues its preliminary construction work on the Oakhurst Streetscape project. According to the Decatur Minute, “Three large trees to be removed have been repeatedly damaged by utility line clearance. Other trees to be removed are in areas that will be impacted […]

Oakhurst Streetscape contract on agenda

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 20, 2014

This story has been updated.  It looks like the Oakhurst Streetscape project could begin soon. City Commissioners approved a project budget and awarded a contract during their regular meeting on Monday, Oct. 20. When completed, the project will transform the heart of Oakhurst at the intersections of Oakview Road, East Lake Drive, West Hill Street and West Benson […]

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