Response, Recovery, and Rebuild Updates

Effective immediately, Cheshire Bridge Road from Woodland Avenue NE to Faulkner Road NE is closed to all traffic until further notice. The bridge is closed for the safety of the traveling public due to damage caused by a fire effective Wednesday, August 4, 2021.

Please see below for regular updates.

Cheshire Bridge Rebuild Weekly Update

September 20, 2021

Below is a summary of rebuild activities for September 7-September 20, 2021, that have been completed, are in progress, and planned for implementation.

Cheshire Bridge Response and Recovery Phases Complete

August 30, 2021

The Atlanta Department of Transportation has completed the response and recovery efforts associated with the fire on August 4, 2021, which severely compromised the efficacy of Cheshire Bridge over South Fork Peachtree Creek. Below is a summary of rebuild activities for August 23-27, 2021 that have been completed, are in progress, and planned for implementation.

Transportation Committee Update

August 11, 2021

On Wednesday, August 11, Atlanta Department of Transportation (ATLDOT) Commissioner Josh Rowan provided an update on ATLDOT’s Response and Recovery efforts related to the fire near the northeast corner of Cheshire Bridge over South Fork Peachtree Creek on August 4-5, 2021. Watch video to hear Commissioner Rowan’s update. The update begins at the 26:15 mark of the Transportation Committee video recording.

Traffic Advisory

The roadway will be closed to all traffic. Please observe closure restrictions, pay close attention and watch out for traffic control personnel in the area.


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FAQs

See frequently asked questions (FAQs) on the Cheshire Bridge response, recovery, and rebuild updates.