Last Updated: 7/12/18

Spring Street Pedestrian Mobility
and Safety Improvement Project
(Peachtree to 17th St)

Spring Street: Typical Existing Section

Project Overview

The northernmost section of Spring Street from Peachtree Street to 17th Street will be the site of the first phase of improvements along this major southbound corridor in Midtown. The project is within 3 blocks of the MARTA Arts Center Station and will help to enhance safety, access, and mobility for all users. The project proposes to re-purpose one southbound lane on Spring Street to accommodate wider sidewalks, ADA upgrades, street trees, pedestrian lighting, and bicycle facilities.

Project Funding

  • $1M in Midtown Improvement District funds
  • $1.9M in federal grant funds
  • Total funding: $2.9M


The Scoping phase is complete. The Design and Engineering phase began in early 2018 with Kimley-Horn serving as lead technical consultants. This phase will include:

  • Public engagement
  • City and stakeholder coordination
  • Survey and subsurface evaluations
  • Traffic impact study
  • Environmental studies
  • Development of preliminary and final design plans
  • Cost estimating
  • Development of construction documents

A public meeting to solicit input on proposed designs will be held in the coming months. Please continue to monitor this page for project updates.

By clicking the project map below, you can view the comments received to date via our online public comment portal. For detailed responses to submitted comments and questions please view this document.

What’s Next?

Design and Engineering will continue through 2018 and 2019. Please stay tuned for project updates! If you have general comments or questions, please contact