Is that the bit of 3rd Street operating between Juniper and Peachtree streets, just north west of the Fox Theatre.
A approximately half-mile part of Street is also on track for the conversion; ditto for a little part of 13 Street east toward Piedmont Park.
These jobs, completely funded by the Midtown Improvement District, are a few of the last remaining conversions intended for the area. They’re expected to”enhance the efficacy of the Midtown road grid on many fronts, such as developing safer conditions for people walking,” according to a blog article by Midtown Alliance officials.
Close John Portman and Associates’s under-construction 712 West Peachtree office tower, which is anchored by health care company Anthem, a strip of 3rd Street between Spring and West Peachtree streets is famous for its two-way upgrade.
In Aprilthe City of Atlanta signed away on a job that will convert segments of 3rd, 4th, and 13th roads from one roads.
Officials say the Jobs make the street grid intuitive and could reduce vehicle speeds
Turning these one-ways to two-directional roads also enables motorists and cyclists easier access to destinations for their north and south. And the changes make the road grid confusing — especially for people and need to help slow traffic, the article says.
The building contract is currently out for bidand operate is supposed to launch in coming months.
The initiative is designed to function invisibly with Midtown Alliance’s Last Mile Intersection Improvement Project, which is bringing new traffic lights and upgraded pedestrian crossing hardware to a couple local intersections.
Transportation infrastructure changes in MIdtown could make life easier for cyclists and pedestrians–and yes, motorists, too–based on Midtown Alliance.