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Find out how you can avoid the gridlock by trying a commute alternative like carpooling, vanpooling, riding transit, teleworking, biking or walking to work here. Georgia DOT advises motorists to slow down and proceed with caution through these construction areas; workers and heavy equipment will be close to the roadway.
NW Corridor Project
- The Northwest Corridor project will improve travel in the I-75/I-575 corridor by adding 29.7 miles of toll lanes along I-75 from Akers Mill Rd to Hickory Grove Road and along I-575 from I-75 to Sixes Road.
- Two Express lanes will be built to the west of the existing lanes along I-75 between I-285 and I-575. From that interchange, one express lane will be added along I-75 north to Hickory Grove Road and one express lane will be added along I-575 to Sixes Road.
- Construction for this project began in 2014.
- The corridor is scheduled to open to traffic in early 2018.
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Transform 285/400 Project
- The Transform 285/400 improvement project is designed to help reduce traffic congestion and enhance safety in the area near the I-285/SR 400 interchange in metro Atlanta.
- This priority project adds new flyover ramps, new collector-distributor lanes and other facilities to aid east-west travel along I-285 and north-south travel along SR 400.
- The project will improve 4.3 miles of I-285 from west of Roswell Road to east of Ashford Dunwoody Road and 6.2 miles along SR 400 from the Glenridge Connector to Spalding Drive.
- Major construction began in February of 2017 with the Mt. Vernon Bridge replacement and construction of the SR 400 Northbound Collector-Distributor (CD) Lanes.
- The project is expected to be completed in 2020.
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