Brookhaven, GA, Aug. 13, 2013 – During a Tuesday, August 13, City Council Work Session, improvements along Clairmont Rd. and Buford Hwy. were discussed. View the Video attached to this article for insight into these improvements.
The City released the below Press Release Tuesday as well on the topic of lights along Clairmont Rd.
The Brookhaven City Council voted unanimously today to approve an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with the Georgia Department of Transportation that will add more than 200 streetlights along Buford Highway.
The addition of pedestrian streetlights is part of the Buford Highway Sidewalk Project, which focuses on improving pedestrian safety.
Per the IGA, the Georgia Department of Transportation agrees to install 2.5 miles of pedestrian lighting spanning both sides of Buford Highway between the Atlanta City Limits and Afton Drive. The City of Brookhaven will assume costs related to power and maintenance when the project is completed.
“The addition of streetlights on Buford Highway will greatly increase visibility and safety for pedestrians and motorists traveling on one of the busiest roads in Brookhaven,” Mayor J. Max Davis said.
Installation will begin in early 2014 and the project is expected to be complete by April 2015.