Spinning our Wheels

Spinning our Wheels is a commuting blog about the challenges of getting around Atlanta by car, bus, MARTA, bicycles and on foot written by transportation reporter David Wickert

Atlanta’s Courtland Street Bridge to reopen Monday


The Georgia Department of Transportation will reopen Atlanta’s Courtland Street Bridge on Monday.

The 111-year-old downtown bridge has been closed Gilmer Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive since May while GDOT built a new span. The $25 million project used some of the same accelerated bridge construction that allowed the agency to reopen a collapsed section of I-85 in just six weeks last year.


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David Wickert writes about transportation issues for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He previously worked for newspapers in Washington state, Illinois, Virginia and Tennessee.