$100,000: Perimeter Community Improvement Districts contract for design work
$800,000: Grant through the State Road and Tollway Authority
$450,000: DeKalb County HOST funds for design and engineering
$300,000: Perimeter CID landscaping
The new commute:
Total travel time decreased by about 20 percent, and total stopped time (time spent under 5 mph) decreased by about 50 percent.
Travel statistics between Lake Hearn Drive and Ravinia average in both directions a distance of about 0.45 miles.
|Morning drive ||Avg. time ||Avg. # stops ||Avg. speed ||Avg. stopped time |
|April 2012 ||1.86 min. ||1.59 ||18.71 mph ||0.86 min. |
|April 2013 ||1.43 min. ||1.45 ||20.55 mph ||0.31 min. |
| ||-23% ||-9% ||10% ||-64% |
| || || || || |
|Evening drive ||Avg. time ||Avg. # stops ||Avg. speed ||Avg. stopped time |
|April 2012 ||2.58 min. ||2.30 ||15.27 mph ||1.59 min. |
|April 2013 ||1.93 min. ||1.55 ||16.36 mph ||0.82 min. |
| ||-25% ||-33% ||7% ||-48% |
Traffic accidents on Ashford Dunwoody Road at or near the I-285 interchange for 11-month period before and after redesign.*
June 2011-April 2012: 61
June 2012-April 2013: 49
*May has been omitted because data for 2013 is not available.
Besides the Pleasant Hill Road and Jimmy Carter Boulevard redesigns at I-85, diverging diamond designs are being considered at these locations: I-75 at Wade Green Road in Cobb, I-285 at Camp Creek Parkway in Fulton, I-20 at Ga. 138 in Rockdale County.
Sources: Dunwoody Police Department, Georgia Department of Transportation, Perimeter CIDs