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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. 

COBB COUNTY (construction began in October 2014 on the Northwest Corridor Express Lanes Project)

     
     
     

I-75 SB Lane Closure

March 6 

Single right lane from north of Windy Ridge Parkway to Windy Ridge Parkway between 8:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. 

I-75 NB Lane Closure

March 6 - March 8

Single left lane from Akers Mill to north of Windy Ridge Parkway between 9:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. 

     

I-285 EB Entrance Ramp Narrowing

March 6 - March 10

I-285 Eastbound Ramp narrowing from Cumberland Boulevard between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. 

I-75 SB Entrance Ramp Lane Closure

March 6 - March 10

Single right lane on the entrance ramp from Chastain Road between 9:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. 

I-75 SB Triple Lane Closures

March 6 - March 10

Triple right lanes from South Marietta Parkway to north of Delk Road between 9:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. 

I-575 NB Traffic Pace

March 7

Traffic pace from Barrett Parkway to Chastain Road between 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. 

I-75 SB Lane Closure

March 7 - March 9

Single left lane from south of Windy Hill Road to I-75/I-285 interchange between 8:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. 

DETOUR: I-285 EB and I-75 SB Ramp to I-285 EB Collector Distributor Lane Closures

March 8

I-285 EB traffic traveling to I-75 NB will take I-75 SB exit ramp (Exit 20) to Cumberland Boulevard.  Traffic will turn left onto Cumberland Boulevard, then left to I-75 NB via the entrance ramp from Cumberland Boulevard.

I-285 WB Lane Closures

March 9

Double left lanes from I-75/I-285 interchange to Cobb Parkway between 9:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m.

I-575 NB Entrance Ramp Lane Closure

March 9

Single right lane on the entrance ramp from Chastain Road between 9:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. 

I-575 NB Traffic Pace

March 9

Traffic pace from north of Shallowford Road to Towne Lake Road between 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. 

I-575 NB Traffic Pace

March 9

Traffic pace from SR 92 to Ridgewalk Parkway between 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. 

I-575 SB Traffic Pace

March 10 

Traffic pace from SR 92 to Chastain Road between 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. 

I-285 EB Triple Lane Closures

March 10

Triple left lanes from Mt. Wilkinson Parkway to Powers Ferry Road between 9:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. 

I-285 WB Triple Lane Closures

March 10

Triple left lanes from Powers Ferry Road to Cobb Parkway between 9:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. 

I-75 SB Exit Ramp Lane Closures

March 10

Alternating single left/right lanes to I-285 Eastbound between Windy Ridge Parkway and Cumberland Boulevard between 9:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. 

DOWNTOWN ATLANTA

Double Tree Hotel Renovations

Current as of January 2017 

Williams St. between Andrew Young International Blvd. & Ted Turner Dr. (Historic Spring St.) 

Hilton Hotel Remodeling 

Current as of January 2017

John Portman Blvd between Courtland St and Piedmont Ave, in effect through March 3.

Building Construction

Current as of January 2017

Simpson St. between Williams St. and Centennial Olympic Park Dr. 

FULTON COUNTY 

Ga. 400's Southbound lane closures are being done on weekends and during weeknight from 7 p.m.-5 a.m.

Ga. 400's Northbound widening is being done from 9 p.m. - noon daily. 

Road Widening 

November 9 - May 2018

Lanes closures on GA 400 between McFarland Parkway Exit and GA 369/Browns Bridge Road Exit from 9 p.m. to noon and on weekends from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. 

HENRY COUNTY 

A sincere thank you to Henry and Clayton Counties’ residents, businesses and communities at-large for your partnership and patience throughout construction of the new, reversible I-75 South Metro Express Lanes. The Express Lanes opened on Saturday, January 28th, and we are excited for residents and visitors to begin enjoying more reliable trips. Reversible lanes have successfully helped to improve traffic flow in other areas of the country and are designed to bring these same benefits to Henry and Clayton Counties.

We invite you to get a Peach Pass and give the Express Lanes a try when they open! To register for a Peach Pass today, visit www.peachpass.com.

TRANSFORM 285/400 (I-285/SR 400 Interchange Improvement Project)

Single Right Lane Closure 

March 5 - March 10

Right lane closure on Ashford Dunwoody entrance ramp to I-285 WB between 8:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. 

Single Right Lane Closure 

March 5 - March 10

Right lane closure on SR 400 SB between Abernathy Road and Hammond Drive between 8:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. 

Single Left Lane Closure 

March 5 - March 10

Left lane closure on SR 400 SB exit ramp to Hammond Drive between 8:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. 

Alternating Right Lane Closure 

March 6 - March 10

Alternating lane right lane closures on SR 400 NB and SB between the Glenridge Connector and Hammond Drive between 8:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. 

Single Left Lane Closure

March 6 - March 10

Left lane on Johnson Ferry Road to the Hammond Drive entry ramp from I-285 EB into SR 400 NB between 8:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. 

Single Right Lane Closure

March 6 - March 10

Right lane closure on I-285 WB between Peachtree Dunwoody Road and Glenridge Drive between 8:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. 

Single Right Lane Closure

March 6 - March 10

Right lane closure I-285 EB from Riverside Drive to east of Ashford Dunwoody Road between 8:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. 

For real-time construction updates, call 511 — a free phone service that provides real-time travel information statewide and allows callers to report incidents 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

More information is available at www.511ga.org and www.dot.ga.gov.

 

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