Macon-Bibb County



  • Community input sought for Macon Action Plan
    There are two opportunities to provide input into the future of the Macon Action Plan and its projects. Opportunity for community to have input on Linear Park Macon-Bibb County and the Pleasant Hill Neighborhood Organization are teaming up to give people an opportunity to be part of how to make Linear Park a better space. […]

    August 18, 2023 published by Chris Floore

  • Changes coming to Downtown trash collection
    After the Solid Waste Department conducted an inspection on the use of sidewalk trash cans Downtown, several changes will begin August 19 to provide services which better meet the needs of the area. The Department found within the Downtown area the 158 garbage cans and 38 recycle cans would frequently fill up with trash overnight […]

    August 19, 2019 published by Edna Ruiz

  • Part of 2nd Street closed for resurfacing
    The blocks of Second Street between Poplar and Pine Streets are closed for approximately two weeks so that the asphalt can be ground down and the road resurfaced. There will also be new storm drainage installed and new crosswalks painted. During this time, access will be provided to businesses and residences, including offices in the […]

    May 20, 2019 published by Edna Ruiz

  • Television series filming episode Downtown
    A television series called “Brooklyn” will film one of its episodes in Downtown Macon-Bibb from April 14-19. The show is an hour-long drama revolving around a police force, according to the production crews. Its pilot episode was partially filmed Downtown in May and June of 2018. In order to accommodate this filming, portions or all […]

    April 10, 2019 published by Edna Ruiz

  • Macon-Bibb begins extending Second Street Corridor’s Vision Block on Monday
    Work to extend the Second Street Corridor Vision Block will begin Monday, January 14. (Barricades have already been placed in the area changing the traffic pattern.) This project – which should take approximately six months – will improve the block and half between Poplar Street and Plum Street Lane, taking the Vision Block from where […]

    January 11, 2019 published by Chris Floore

  • Block of New Street by Navicent reopens
    The block of New Street between Pine Street and Plum Street Lane is reopen now to traffic. It was closed November 5  to accommodate a mobile hospital unit being used by Navicent Health. That unit is closed now and the road, outlined above in red, is once again available for use.

    December 10, 2018 published by Edna Ruiz

  • New route, Pokemon game part of next Open Streets Macon
    From Main Street Macon: Open Streets Macon, an initiative of Bike Walk Macon, will return with a new route in downtown Macon on Sunday, October 7 from 2pm to 6pm. Nearly two miles will be closed to vehicular traffic and open to people to walk, run, bike, skate, and enjoy our largest public space, our streets, without cars. […]

    September 24, 2018 published by Edna Ruiz

  • Television pilot filming begins setup Downtown
    A television pilot will film in several locations around Downtown Macon-Bibb County on June 5 and 6, but setup has already begun. Crews began working in the Historic Douglass Theatre on May 21, and they will begin work on Second Street between Cherry and Mulberry Streets this week. The show will be an hour-long drama […]

    May 31, 2018 published by Edna Ruiz

  • More recycling cans being installed Downtown
    On Saturday, July 8, Macon-Bibb County installed 21 new recycling cans Downtown along Cherry Street, Poplar Street, First Street, Second Street, Third Street, and Cotton Avenue. These recycling cans were purchased with a Downtown Challenge Grant received by the Keep Macon-Bibb Beautiful Commission (KMBBC). Also included in the grant are 19 new garbage cans, and those […]

    July 10, 2017 published by Edna Ruiz

  • Governor Deal announces grant for Second Street Corridor
    On June 21, Macon-Bibb County was notified it is receiving a grant from the State Road & Tollway Authority (SRTA) to extend the Second Street Corridor’s “Vision Block” for two more blocks to the site of the future Mid-City Square. The grant is being provided through the Georgia Transportation Infrastructure Bank (GTIB), which is a […]

    June 22, 2017 published by Chris Floore

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