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Update: Atlanta (Fulton)

In March, we told you about Paul Kasicki’s lighting issue in the heart of the city.

“I rent an apartment across the street from the Old Fourth Ward Park on the North Avenue side. I would estimate that 40 percent of the sidewalk lights do not work. Either they’re not getting power or they’re burned out. I walk my dog at night, and occasionally there are homeless people sleeping in the park. Can the city repair the lights?” he asked.

We heard last week from Kasicki the issue was still not resolved, so we reached out again to the city to see if we could get a firm date on when the issue would be settled.

Days on the list: 82

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

Item: Decatur (DeKalb)

As regular readers know, potholes are a bane to many of the region’s drivers. Well, Burton Wittenberg wants something done about a pothole. Wittenberg said the offending pothole is at the corner of Mason Mill Road and Vistavia Circle. He noted other potholes in the area were repaired in the last few months, but this one was still a nuisance.

We sent the issue to DeKalb County.

Days on the list: 2

Who’s getting it fixed: Communications Manager Andrew Cauthen, acauthen@dekalbcountyga.gov

Item: Atlanta (Fulton)

Andrew Fernandez is a regular driver on Ga. 400 and is shocked at the deplorable condition of the highway.

“On both sides of Ga. 400, inside I-285, there is exposed gravel that leads to rocks flying up in the air off tires. This seems more like a third-world highway,” he said.

We sent the item to the DOT and will keep you updated.

Days on the list: 2

Who’s looking into it: DOT spokesman Natalie Dale, ndale@dot.ga.gov