UPDATE: County and Atlanta city offices will be closed on Sept. 12

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 12, 2017

Storm damage photo by Hans Utz

This story has been updated. 

While the city of Decatur is resuming normal operations today, DeKalb County and city of Atlanta offices will be closed.

Most local government offices were closed on Sept. 11 due to the tropical storm brought to Atlanta by Hurricane Irma. All local school systems are still closed. Some day cares may reopen, but check with your day care provider to be sure.

From DeKalb County:

DeKalb County Offices, Facilities Remain  Closed Tuesday

Residents urged to remain off roads

DECATUR, Ga.DeKalb officials are urging residents to exercise caution on the roads after Tropical Storm Irma blew through DeKalb County and the Atlanta area, leaving downed trees and power lines.

The DeKalb Emergency Management Agency is urging residents to stay off the roads to allow emergency crews and first responders to restore service and ensure public safety.

As a result of inclement weather, DeKalb County offices, senior centers, libraries and recreation centers will remain closed Tuesday.

County employees who are not required to deal with the emergency conditions do not have to report to work.

All sanitation service will be suspended Tuesday and residential collection will be delayed by two days. For a revised collection schedule, visit www.dekalbsanitation.com.

Employees under the direction of elected officials other than DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond should contact their supervisors about their work schedules.

For updated information about road closures and other pertinent information during the event, go to www.dekalbcountyga.gov/Irma.

Here is the current list of road closures in DeKalb …

DECATUR, Ga. — The following roads are currently closed in DeKalb due to downed trees and wires as of Sept. 12 at 11:20 a.m.

Road Closed From Cross Street To Cross Street
Lavista Road  Pinellas Trail  Clairmont Rd 
Cheshire Way  Green Meadows Ln  Valvedere Dr 
1476 Batts Ct, Brookhaven, GA     
JOHAN RD & N. DESHON RD  N. DESHON RD  ROCKBRIDGE DR SW 
2268 CLANTON TER  DORIS DR  SHERLOCK DR 
889 GATEHOUSE DR  KENSINGTON RD   
HIDDEN VALLEY RD & MERCER RD  MERCER RD  DENISE DR 
STELLA BURNS DR & ANGIE DR  ANGIE DR  VELMA BURNS CT 
S. Deshon Rd.  Rogers Lake Rd.   
S.DESHON RD & KEVIN CT  S.DESHON RIDGE DR  KEVIN CT 
2097 Dellwood Pl.  McAfee Rd.   
1889 Whitehall Forest Ct.  Bouldercrest Rd.   
SNAPFINGER RD & BROWNS MILL RD  BROWNS MILL RD  CLEVELAND RD 
Jan Hill Ln.  Beacon Hill Blvd   
2929 TURNER HILL.RD  STONECREST PKWY  STONECREST CONCOURSE 
5114 Meadowlake Ln.  Lakesprings   
2090 Dellwood Pl  McAfee Rd.   
2263 Chevy Chase Ln.  Elkridge Dr.   
5028 GOLFBROOK DR  FIELDGREEN DR   
2360 River Rd.  Santa Leta Dr.   
GLENDALE RD & N. DECATUR RD  HERNDON DR  N. DECATUR RD 
6994 Wind Run Way  Creek Stone Ln.   
2427 Rockknoll Dr.  Rockknoll Ct.   
WESTHAMPTON DR & WESTHAMPTON WAY  LEONORA DR  WESTHAMPTON WAY 
2428 Henderson Rd.  Morgan Rd.   
951 CLUBHOUSE CIR W  CLUBHOUSE CIR E   
Cape Cod Ln.  Salem Dr  Salem Trl 
2096 Miriam Ln  Wedgewood Ter  Oakland Ter 
1324 Snapfinger Rd.  Columbia Dr.  Hyland Dr. 
1548 HIDDEN HILLS PKY  GOLF VALLEY WAY   GREENPOINT DR 
2935 Alcove Dr.     
3381 SPRING VALLEY RD  COLUMBIA DR  SPRINGSIDE DR 
S. Deshon Rd.  Stephenson Rd.   
4136 Indian Manor Dr.  Indian Manor Ct.   
3576 BISHOP DR  SHEFFIELD PL   
7229 Meadow Point Dr.     
1995 Clairmont Rd.  N. Druid Hills Rd.   
4435 N. ROYAL ATLANTA DR  LAWRENCEVILLE HWY  TUCKERSTONE PKWY 
1133 Blackshear Dr.  N. Druid Hills Rd.   
2777 Gresham Rd.  Boulderview Dr.   
2950 Bouldercrest Rd.  Old River Rd.   
3938 Snapfinger Rd.  Dogwood Farm Rd.  Near MLK HS 
3951 Snapfinger Pkwy  Snapfinger Woods Dr.   
2276 shamrock dr  kilarney rd  colleen ct 
3049 orbit cir  satellite blvd  telstar dr 
3800 Snapfinger Rd  Newcastle Circle  Chimney Rock Way 
1805 Clairemont Trace  emory parc place  clairmont rd 
Georgian Dr & Duke Rd  Duke Rd   
1234 Kendrick Rd  Peachtree Rd  Osborne Rd 
2339 Fairoaks Rd  Fairoaks Pl  N. Akin Dr NE 
8320 Norris Lake Dr  Lake Dr  Norris Lake Rd 
Old Johnson Ferry Rd/ Brooklawn Rd  E Nancy Creek Dr  Johnson Ferry Rd 
1043 Columbia Dr  Forrest Blvd  Monticello Pl 
Mabry Rd/ Fuller Rd  Talluah Dr  Osborne Rd 
3079 Panola Rd     
2115 River Road  Martin Dr  Astronaut Dr 
5150 N Royal Atlanta Dr     
521 Hickory Hills Dr  Hickory Hills Ct  Hickory Hills Trail 
5254 Mainstreet Park Drive  Martin Rd  Forest Path 
562 Balfour Dr  Hammett Dr  Brockton Pl 
773 Willivee Dr.  N Decatur  Desmond Dr 
Ragley Hall Rd  Hampton Hall Rd   Epping Forest Dr 
Longview Drive  Admiral Dr  Seaman Circle 
6132 Millstone Run  Silver Hill Rd  Old Stone Mountain Rd 
3351 Glenwood Road  Thomas St  Glenvalley Dr 
3281 Tucker Norcross Road     
214 Ivy Park Square  Rockbridge Road  Ivy Glen Circle 
Woodmere Drive and South Deshon Road     
N Druid Woods Court and N Druid Hills Road     
Laurel Creek Circle and Young Road     
4433 Briarcliff Road  Briarcrest Trail NE  Briarmoor Rd NE 
4211 Erskine Rd  Church St  Pounds Lane 
487 Burlington Road  North Decatur Road  Burlington Road 
Santa Monica Drive and Guy Way Intersection  Santa Monica Drive  Guy Way 
3650 Dogwood Farm Road  Juneberry Court  Chicory Court 
850 Gaylemont Cir * 18/061  Medlock Park Entrance  Desmond Dr 
1902 Canterbury St * 15/170  Glenvalley Dr  Northview Ave 
755 DERRYDOWN WAY * 15/247  E. College Ave  Craigie Ave 
Wawona Dr  Wawona Ter  Buford Hwy 
432 OHERN CT * 18/018  O’Reilly Lane  Oshea Lane 
1972 BOULDERVIEW DR SE 15/109  Horseshoe Dr  Sahara Dr SE 

 

The following roads have been reopened.

 

Road Closed From Cross Street To Cross Street
2929 TURNER HILL.RD  STONECREST PKWY  STONECREST CONCOURSE 
HENDERSON MILL RD & LANSBURY VILLAGE DR  HENDERSON MILL RD  LANSBURY VILLAGE DR 
Cheshire Way  Green Meadows Ln  Valvedere Dr 
Clifton church   Clifton Church  Oak Terrace 
BRIARCLIFF RD & CLIFTON RD  ZONOLITE RD  CLIFTON RD 
3131 N. Druid Hills Rd.  N. Jamestown Rd,   
1600 CLIFTON RD  CLIFTON HEIGHTS LN  CLIFTON WAY 
Ashentree dr  Chamblee Dunwoody Rd  W Nancy Creek Dr 
1189 Byrnwyck Rd  Byrnwyck Tr  Byrnwyck Pl 
2986 Park Ln  8th st  9th st 
Buford Hwy  W Druid Hills Rd  Shady Valley Rd 
1877 N Druid Hills Rd  Ashton Bluff Dr  Childers rd 
Executive Park Dr  Sheridan rd  N Druid Hills Rd 
Drew Valley Rd/ Wawona Dr     
4018 Ashford Dunwoody Rd  Chaucer ln  Oconee Pass 
Perimeter Summit Pkwy  Lake Hearn Dr  Ashford Dunwoody Rd 
I-85S Access Rd “Northeast Expressway”   Plaster Rd  Johnson Circle 
North Peachtree Rd  Savoy Dr  North Shallowford Rd 

From the city of Atlanta:

City of Atlanta Government Offices and Municipal Court of Atlanta to Close on Tuesday, September 12, 2017
 
ATLANTA – The City of Atlanta announced today that government offices and the Municipal Court of Atlanta will be closed on Tuesday, September 12, 2017.  Streetcar service has also been suspended until Wednesday, September 13, 2017. All essential and emergency personnel should report to work at their regularly-scheduled time. All non-essential employees should remain at home. If you have a question about whether or not you are an essential employee, please contact your manager.

The Department of Public Works also announced that trash collection will be suspended on Monday, September 11 and Tuesday, September 12.  Monday’s collections will occur on Wednesday, Tuesday’s collections will occur on Thursday,Wednesday’s collections will occur on Friday, Thursday’s collections will occur on Saturday and Friday’s collections will occur on Sunday.  Please keep trash bins secured inside and do not place cans outside until your newly-scheduled pick-up date because of the potential for high winds to blow over the cans and spill contents.

You can find up-to-date information about preparations by visiting atlantaga.gov or checking the City of Atlanta’s Twitter account at @CityofAtlanta. For information on open shelters in the State of Georgia, please visit the Georgia Emergency Management Agency website at gema.ga.gov.  For the latest information on MARTA schedules, please visit www.itsmarta.com.

To report downed trees or submit a request for non-emergency services, please visit ATL311.com.  For all emergencies, please call 911.

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