The Brookhaven City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve an agreement with the Georgia Department of Transportation that will add more than 200 streetlights along Buford Highway.
addition of pedestrian streetlights is part of the Buford Highway
Sidewalk Project, which focuses on improving pedestrian safety.
the agreement, 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.
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
Installation will begin in early 2014 and the project is expected to be complete by April 2015.
This article was provided by the city and edited for publication.