$6.9M upgrades to MARTA station’s pedestrian bridge halfway finished

Renovations on the Inman Park/Reynoldstown north pedestrian bridge will be complete by April 26 in time for the Inman Park Festival, MARTA officials said.
Renovations on the Inman Park/Reynoldstown north pedestrian bridge will be complete by April 26 in time for the Inman Park Festival, MARTA officials said.

Credit: J.D. Capelouto

Credit: J.D. Capelouto

MARTA riders in Inman Park inconvenienced by pedestrian bridge renovations will soon get a reprieve.

Renovations on the Inman Park/Reynoldstown north pedestrian bridge will be complete by April 26 in time for the Inman Park Festival, MARTA officials said.

The $6.9 million upgrades began in late December with the installation of LED lighting along the bridge and the station’s concourse. A new stair tower were also installed for access to the Seaboard Avenue.

Renovations on the the Inman Park/Reynoldstown north pedestrian bridge will be complete by April 22 in time for the Inman Park Festival, MARTA officials said. (Credit: J.D. Capelouto/jdcapelouto@ajc.com)
Renovations on the the Inman Park/Reynoldstown north pedestrian bridge will be complete by April 22 in time for the Inman Park Festival, MARTA officials said. (Credit: J.D. Capelouto/jdcapelouto@ajc.com)

The bridge was built in the late 1970s with metal and concrete. The concrete portions are being replaced with fiberglass, which is lighter and stronger.

Work on the bridge’s south end will begin May 13.

A shuttle service will connect riders to the north end of the station. It will run every 10 minutes starting at 5 a.m.

Here are renderings of the upgrades:

The $6.9 million upgrades began in late December with the installation of LED lighting along the bridge and the station’s concourse. A new stair tower were also installed for access to the Seaboard Avenue. (Credit: MARTA)
The $6.9 million upgrades began in late December with the installation of LED lighting along the bridge and the station’s concourse. A new stair tower were also installed for access to the Seaboard Avenue. (Credit: MARTA)

The bridge was built in the late 1970s. (Credit: MARTA)
The bridge was built in the late 1970s. (Credit: MARTA)

Work on the bridge’s south end will begin May 13. (Credit: MARTA)
Work on the bridge’s south end will begin May 13. (Credit: MARTA)


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