GDOT alert: Weekend construction to close lanes on I-285

Posted by Dena Mellick July 17, 2015
I-285 Source: Google Maps

I-285 Source: Google Maps

Georgia’s Department of Transportation (GDOT) says drivers should be aware of weekend construction happening on I-285. Lanes will be closed, which will lead to delays, GDOT says.

There are also some events this weekend that will potentially cause traffic problems. Concerts are happening at Lakewood Amphitheatre Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings. There will also be Braves games those days. And big crowds are expected at a conference at Georgia World Congress Center Friday and Saturday.

Here is the full list of planned work from GDOT:

· On I-75/I-85, one southbound lane will close at Abernathy Boulevard/ Capitol Avenue from 6 a.m., until 3 p.m., Saturday and Sunday for sign structure work;

· Traffic will shift on the I-75/I-85 southbound ramp to I-20 eastbound from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday. The interchange will remain open during work;

· On I-285, one lane and part of the entrance and exit ramps from SR 260/ Glenwood Road to Lavista Road will close nightly from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday for striping;

· Two northbound lanes will close from Cascade Road to South Atlanta Road and one southbound lane will also close at South Atlanta Road on I-285, continuously from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday

· Two southbound lanes will close on I-285 from SR 139/ Martin Luther King Jr. Drive to Cascade Road from 5 a.m., until 8 p.m., Saturday;

· One lane will close on Northridge Road at Georgia (State Route) 400 continuously from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday;

· Two lanes will close on GA (State Route) 400 southbound from Lenox Road to Sidney Marcus Boulevard from 8 a.m., until 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday;

· Three westbound lanes will close on I-20 from Windsor Street to SR 139/Martin Luther King Jr. Drive/ Anderson Avenue from 1 a.m., Saturday, until 5 a.m., Monday;

· On I-20, two westbound lanes will close from Alcovy Road to SR 12/US 278 continuously from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday;

· On I-85, one northbound and one southbound lane will close from SR 74/ Senoia Road to the I-285 interchange and from SR 139/ Riverdale Road to Cleveland Avenue from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday;

· Bridge work on Spaghetti Junction will require one lane closure on the I-85 southbound ramp to I-285 eastbound from 9 p.m., Friday, until 5 a.m., Monday;

· One lane will also close on the I-85 northbound ramp to I-285 eastbound from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday

· One lane will close on the I-285 eastbound ramp to I-85 northbound from 9 p.m., Friday, until 5 a.m., Monday;

· On U.S. 78, two eastbound and two westbound lanes will close from Montreal Road to Mountain Industrial Boulevard from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday;

· On I-75 northbound, the Express Lanes project will also require one lane closure from Windy Hill Road to SR 280/ Delk Road from 9 p.m., Friday until 10 a.m., Saturday;

· The Express Lanes project will also require one lane closure on I-575 northbound from SR 92/ Alabama Road to Bells Ferry Road from 9 p.m., Friday until 10 a.m., Saturday;

· Lastly, the Express Lanes project will require a traffic shift on the I-285 westbound collector-distributer lanes at the I-75 interchange from 9 p.m., Friday until 10 a.m., Saturday;

· One lane will close on I-75 northbound and southbound from SR 20/ SR 81 to SR 155 from 7 a.m., until 2 p.m., on Saturday for work on the South Metro Express Lanes;

· Traffic will shift on I-75 northbound from SR 155 to Jonesboro Road from 8 a.m., Saturday until 7 a.m., Monday for work on the South Metro Express Lanes;

· One lane will close at SR 10/ Freedom Parkway and Boulevard from 8 a.m., until 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday;

· On SR 154/ Memorial Drive, one lane will close between Moreland Avenue and Wilkinson Drive and one lane will close on SR 154/ Memorial Drive between East Lake Drive and Candler Road both closures are from 9 a.m., until 3 p.m., Saturday.

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