DeKalb County to begin repairing aging sewer pipes along S. Columbia Drive starting Aug. 2

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DECATUR, GA-Motorists should expect delays stemming from lane closures beginning Aug. 2 as work crews begin repairing aging sewer pipes along South Columbia Drive .

The DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) is initiating these construction projects to address the repair needs of approximately 100,000 linear feet of sewer pipe as a part of ongoing maintenance to improve sewer service countywide.

The following projects will prompt lane closures that will start on Aug. 2:

South Columbia Drive, between Derrydown, Way Shadow Moor Drive 

A portion of the northbound lane along South Columbia Drive, between Derrydown Way and Shadow Moor Drive, will be closed from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., while crews rehabilitate 345 linear feet of ductile-iron sewer pipe. This section of Columbia Drive will reopen on Wednesday, Aug. 7.

South Columbia Drive, between Craigie Avenue and East College Avenue 

A portion of the southbound lane along South Columbia Drive, between Craigie Avenue and East College Avenue, will be closed from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., while crews work to rehabilitate 532 linear feet of ductile-iron sewer pipe. This section of Arcadia Avenue will reopen on Wednesday, Aug. 7.

South Columbia Drive Lane, between Missionary Drive and Derrydown Way

A portion of the northbound lane along South Columbia Drive, between Missionary Drive and Derrydown Way, will be closed from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., while crews work to rehabilitate 386 linear feet of ductile-iron sewer pipe. This section of South Columbia Drive will reopen on Wednesday, Aug. 7.

For more information on these projects, visit the DWM website at www.dekalbwatershed.com, call the DWM Project Information Line at 1-800-986-1108 or email: projectinfo@dekalbcountyga.gov

 

 

 

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