Posts tagged with "Hugh Saxon"

Q&A: What’s Decatur’s plan for traffic around Trinity apartments?

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 7, 2015

Developer Centro is currently in the process of constructing a mixed-use apartment project along East Trinity Place and East Howard Avenue. The development, formerly known as Trinity Triangle but now called Arlo by the developer, has led to some traffic headaches during construction. A reader, Ray Glier of Decatur, sent in this question … The […]

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 […]

Oakhurst streetscape could begin in October

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 25, 2014

Work on the long-awaited Oakhurst Streetscape project could begin soon, Assistant City Manager Hugh Saxon says. Bids for the project, which has a $2.5 million budget, were turned in this month. Planning for it began more than seven years ago, and the project’s federal funding has been the primary reason for the holdup. Saxon said Oakhurst […]

Complete street – City wraps up storm water work

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 14, 2014

City Manager Peggy Merriss had an update on the city’s storm water repairs during last Monday’s Decatur City Commission Meeting. “Starting last night and through today we had a little bit of rain and, to the best of my knowledge for the first time I can remember when we’ve had a lot of rain in […]

Road work – Intersection improvements planned

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 18, 2014

The city of Decatur is asking for public input on plans that would overhaul the intersections of Commerce Drive with Clairemont Avenue and Church Street. If fully realized, Church could become a two-lane road all the way up to the city limits. The improvements are expected to cost $4 million, and will be funded primarily […]

Remember this? – Streetscape, school plans overlap

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 14, 2014

City Schools of Decatur wants to expand its high school, while the city of Decatur wants to shrink the road in front of it. There’s some overlap in the timelines for Decatur High’s expansion and the $2 million McDonough streetscape project, but CSD apparently didn’t get the memo. “I hadn’t heard about this until last […]

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