Richard Siegel wants to see this dangerous crosswalk improved. Photo/Richard Siegel.

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Update: Atlanta (Fulton)

Last week we told you about Fred Roberts’ issue with a leak.

“Water is leaking from under the pavement at the intersection of Lindbergh and Melante Drive, just west of Cheshire Bridge Road. I have seen the flow for several months. I reported it to city of Atlanta, but I was not the first to do so. Thanks for looking into this,” Roberts wrote.

We got a quick response back from the city of Atlanta.

“The Department of Watershed Management has determined that the leak under the pavement located at the intersection of Lindbergh and Melante Drive is at a two-inch main. The leak is due to corrosion and the department has plans to replace the two-inch main by this summer,” city officials wrote.

Days on list: 4

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

Item: Atlanta (Fulton)

Richard Siegel is concerned about a crosswalk.

“There is a crosswalk in the city of Atlanta across Cheshire Bridge Road at Lenox Road, about 200 feet or so north of Woodland Avenue, that has a blinking yellow light only. I can’t believe anyone would try to cross there without traffic being fully stopped, because cars speed by in both directions. I think the crosswalk needs a signal that pedestrians can press, and lights that turn red, allowing them to cross when traffic has stopped,” Siegel wrote.

We sent the item to the city and will let you know when it is fixed.

Days on list: 2

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

Item: North Druid Hills (DeKalb)

Mike Biggs wants something done about a tricky traffic situation.

“On Clairmont Road, south of North Druid Hills, there are several medical buildings on the east side of Clairmont that have “No Left Turn” signs into their parking lots that are ignored by patients turning across five lanes of oncoming traffic on Clairmont. The signs are dingy because of tree sap and now obscured because of new growth on the nearby trees,” he wrote.

We sent the item to the DOT and DeKalb County to make sure the issue is addressed.

Days on list: 2

Who’s looking into it: DOT spokesman Natalie Dale, ndale@dot.ga.gov and DeKalb Communications Manager Andrew Cauthen, acauthen@dekalbcountyga.gov

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