TRAFFIC ALERT: Clifton Road, Feb. 24-26

Work continues on the new Emory University Hospital bed tower project. This weekend, the old hospital bridge over Clifton Road will be demolished and removed, resulting in traffic disruption on Clifton Road.

Starting the evening of Friday, February 24 at approximately 8 p.m. and continuing over the weekend through Sunday, February 26 at 6 p.m., Clifton Road will be closed between Gambrell Drive and Uppergate Drive.

  • Vehicles will be rerouted via detour signs to avoid the work zone, and police officers will be directing traffic.
  • Pedestrian access will be very limited.
  • Bus service will continue on Clifton Road, but will be diverted around the work zone; stop and route changes are at
  • Emergency access to the ED of both Emory Healthcare and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta will remain open, but access to the EUH ED will be provided from a special drop-off area by the ambulance ramp and staff transport into the ED.

Note that this work is weather dependent and subject to change; if there are changes, Emory will provide updates. Thank you for your patience as these improvements are made on Clifton Road, and visit continue to visit for updates.