This weekend’s lane closures

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Georgia Department of Transportation projects to improve highway infrastructure throughout metro Atlanta continue this weekend, weather permitting. Construction on the I-20 and the Express Lanes will require lane closures, which, in turn, are likely to result in delays. Motorists are advised to exercise caution by reducing speed while driving through work zones.

The Georgia DOT encourages motorists to call 511, visit www.511ga.org or check the 511 Georgia and Atlanta Traffic app before departing for real-time information on work status and traffic conditions.

Planned work this weekend is as follows:

Northwest Corridor Express Lanes

·         On I-75, one southbound lane will close between SR 120 Loop/South Marietta Parkway and SR 280/Delk Road continuously from 8 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday.

·         On I-75, two northbound lanes will close between Windy Hill Road and SR 280/Delk Road from 9 p.m., until 5 a.m., Friday night and Sunday night.

·         On I-75, one northbound lane will close between Wade Green Road and SR 92/Alabama Road from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Saturday.

·         On I-75, a traffic pace will take place on all northbound lanes between Chastain Road and SR 92/Alabama Road from 10 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Saturday. The traffic pace will require motorists to drive 5 mph -10 mph to allow contractors to work across the interstate lanes.

·         On I-575, one southbound lane will close between Barrett Parkway and the I-75 interchange from 8 p.m., until 5 a.m., Friday night and Sunday night.

·         On I-575, one northbound lane will close between Towne Lake Parkway and Ridgewalk Parkway from 9 p.m., until 5 a.m., Friday night and Sunday night.

·         On I-285, three westbound collector-distributer lanes will close between Northside Drive and Cumberland Boulevard from 10 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Saturday.

South Metro Express Lanes

·         On I-75, up to two northbound lanes will close between SR 20/SR 81 Hampton Road and Jonesboro Road continuously from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday.

·         On I-75, one southbound lane will close between SR 155/McDonough Road and SR 20/SR 81/ Hampton Road continuously from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday.

·         On I-75, one southbound lane will close between Jodeco/Flippen Road and Jonesboro Road from 6 a.m., until 5 p.m., Saturday.

I-20

·         Two westbound lanes will close between Hill Street and the I-75/I-85 (Downtown Connector) interchange continuously from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday.

·         One eastbound lane and shoulder will close between Fulton Industrial Boulevard and the I-285 interchange continuously from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday.

·         Two eastbound lanes will close between the I-75/I-85 (Downtown Connector) interchange and Capitol Avenue continuously from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday.

·         The on-ramp from Capitol Avenue/Pollard Boulevard to I-20 eastbound will close from 7:30 a.m., Saturday until 10 a.m., Sunday. Traffic will be detoured to Capitol Avenue south, turn left on Fulton Street, traffic will continue on Fulton Street to I-20 eastbound. (The picture below shows the where the closure will take place.)

I-285

·         Up to two westbound lanes will close between Chamblee Tucker Road and SR 13/Buford Highway from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday.

·         On the eastside perimeter, a section of the on-ramp from I-285 westbound to I-85 northbound will close continuously from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday.

Georgia (State Route) 400

·         All southbound lanes will close between SR 140/Holcomb Bridge Road and Northridge Road from 7 a.m., until 7:30 p.m., Sunday for the 8th Annual GA 400 Hospitality Highway Bike Ride. Southbound traffic will be detoured onto State 140/Holcomb Bridge Road westbound, turn left on SR 9/Alpharetta Street/Roswell Road, turn left on Northridge Road to GA 400 southbound. Traffic may be impacted on side roads near the event.

·         One northbound lane and shoulder will close on the on-ramp to the North Springs MARTA Station from 7 a.m., until 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.

·         One northbound lane will close between SR 141/Peachtree Parkway and MacFarland Parkway continuously from 9 p.m., Friday until 12 p.m., Monday.

Other State Routes

·         On SR 236/ Lavista Road, two southbound lanes will close between I-285 and Briarcliff Road from 8 p.m., Sunday until 5 a.m., Monday.

·         On SR 42/Moreland Avenue, two northbound and two southbound lanes will close between the I-285 interchange and Key Road for deep patching from 8 p.m., Friday until 8 a.m., Saturday and from 8 p.m., Sunday until 5 a.m., Monday.

·         On SR 141/Peachtree Industrial Boulevard, one northbound and one southbound lane will close between North Shallowford Road and Club Drive from 8 p.m., Friday until 8 a.m., Saturday and from 8 p.m., Saturday until 8 a.m., Sunday.

·         On SR 120/ Old Milton Parkway, one eastbound and one westbound lane will close between the Georgia (State Route) 400 interchange and Brookhollow Trail from 8 p.m., Friday until 8 a.m., Saturday and from 8 p.m., until 5 a.m., Monday.