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A reader hopes this drain in DeKalb County will soon be cleared. (Photo/Submitted)
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A reader hopes this drain in DeKalb County will soon be cleared. (Photo/Submitted)

Item: Atlanta (Fulton)

Sara Powell has an issue with confusing signs.

“Turning from Lindbergh onto the HOV north entrance, the signs on the HOV exit that warn against turning from Lindbergh into the exit lane are very confusing. The ones on the entrance side look as if they apply to that ramp, too. I’m sure that folks who use that all of the time don’t notice, but to others like us who only use it occasionally, it is awkward,” she wrote.

We sent her issue to the DOT and will let you know when we get a response.

Days on list: 2

Who’s looking into it: Georgia Department of Transportation spokeswoman Natalie Dale, ndale@dot.ga.gov

Item: Atlanta (DeKalb)

A resident wants something fixed that has been broken for a long time.

“There’s a storm drain on Mercer University Drive across and down from the Mercer University entrance. It’s in front of a power pole. This drain has been partially blocked for years. Whenever it rains, it puddles all the way across the double line. In the winter, the water freezes! Now it is completely blocked with grass growing out of the mud in front of the drain,” the reader wrote.

The reader said it looks like the actual top of the storm drain has sunk.

“I have reported it to Dekalb County but am not holding my breath for any action from them,” the reader added.

We sent the issue to DeKalb County and will let you know when it’s resolved.

Days on list: 2

Who’s looking into it: Communications Manager Andrew Cauthen, acauthen@dekalbcountyga.gov

Item: Atlanta (Fulton)

Joy Hymel has an issue with a crossing light.

“I’ve been riding my bike to work for a year and need your help in getting the crossing light on 10th at Myrtle operational. This crossing light is critical for the safety of walkers and bikers. The crossing light is installed but is covered by black plastic. Perhaps you can get the city of Atlanta to get the lights working,” Hymel wrote.

We sent the issue to the city and will keep you updated.

Days on list: 2

Who’s looking into it: City of Atlanta Department of Public Works Commissioner James Jackson, 404-330-6240, jamesjackson@atlantaga.gov