Pleasant Hill Mitigation

Georgia DOT developed a comprehensive mitigation plan as a result of 3 years of coordination between the Pleasant Hill community and their neighborhood improvement group. The plan includes approximately $10 million in improvements within this neighborhood. Key elements of this mitigation plan include:

  • 3 ½ miles of streetscape improvements
  • Conversion of a 1700-foot long open drainage channel into a covered culvert
  • A linear park along the east side of I-75 northbound that will include new green space, multi-use trail, lighting and information kiosks on Pleasant Hill history. I-75 northbound
  • Creation of a new park (Jefferson Long Park) that will include landscaping, the community garden and benches along the west side of I-75
  • Relocation of up to 20 impacted residential structures to alternate locations in the neighborhood
  • Develop a heritage tour highlighting structures of historical interest within the community
  • Establish a community resource center, using the boyhood home of Little Richard
  • Capture the oral and visual history of the Pleasant Hill neighborhood

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       ‭(Hidden)‬ Mitigation Initiatives

      As a result of the safety improvements to the interchange the following mitigation efforts are underway for the Pleasant Hill Community.

      • Create a linear park along the east side of I-75 that will include new green space, multi-use trail, lighting and information kiosks on Pleasant Hill history.
      • Create the Jefferson Long Park that will include landscaping, the community garden and benches along the west side of I-75
      • Develop a heritage tour highlighting structures of historical interest within the community
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