UPDATE: Lane closures on I-285, downtown connector this weekend

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 24, 2015
Atlanta Downtown Connector. Source: Wikimedia commons

Atlanta Downtown Connector. Source: Wikimedia commons

There will be lane closures this weekend on I-285 and the downtown connector as crews tackle various highway infrastructure projects.

The Georgia Department of Transportation is urging drivers to be cautious and slow down while driving through work zones.

Here is the project list for the upcoming weekend, provided by GDOT:

– On I-75/I-85, up to four northbound lanes will close from Abernathy Boulevard/ Capitol Avenue and four southbound lanes will close from Abernathy Boulevard/ Capitol Avenue to 10th, 14th, 17th Streets from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday for striping

– 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;

– One eastbound and one westbound lane and shoulder will close on SR 316 from Herrington Road to SR 120 continuously from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday for resurfacing;

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

– Additionally on I-285, two northbound lanes will close from SR 279/ Old National

Highway to SR 6/ Camp Creek Parkway and one northbound lane will close from SR 139/ Martin Luther King Jr. Drive to the I-20 interchange from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday

– Rolling lane closures will take place on I-285 southbound from SR 279/ Old National Highway to the I-20 interchange from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday

– One northbound and one southbound lane will close on I-285 at South Atlanta Road fromĀ  7 a.m., until 7 p.m., Saturday

– 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 eastbound lanes will close on I-20 from Langhorn Street to McDaniel Street from 9 p.m.,Friday, until 5 a.m., Monday

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

– One northbound and one southbound lane will close on I-85 from SR 139/ Riverdale Road to Cleveland Avenue nightly from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday for striping

– 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, one eastbound lane will close from the I-285 interchange to Memorial Drive and two westbound lanes will close from Memorial Drive to Brockett Road from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday

– Two lanes will close on I-75 northbound from Mount Paran Road to Cumberland Boulevard from 9 p.m., Friday until 7 a.m., Saturday

– The Express Lanes project will require one northbound and one southbound lane to close on I-575 from Barrett Parkway to Bells Ferry Road from 9 p.m., Friday until 10 a.m., Saturday

– Lastly, the Express Lanes project will require traffic to shift on the I-285 westbound collector-distributer lanes and one lane will close on I-285 eastbound at the I-75 interchange from 9 p.m., Friday until 10 a.m., Saturday for a pacing operation

– On I-75 northbound, a traffic shift will occur from SR 20/ SR 81 to Jonesboro Road from 9 p.m.,Friday until 9 a.m., Saturday for work on the South Metro Express Lanes

– Two lanes will close on SR 155/ Candler Road from Valley Ridge Road to McAfee Road from 8 a.m., until 4 p.m., Saturday

– 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.

GDOT revised its project list this afternoon as follows …

– Lane closures will not occur on U.S. 78 this weekend. Work will resume at 9 p.m. Monday, July 27

– Work on the South Metro Express Lanes will require one lane closure on I-75 southbound from Hudson Bridge Road to Jonesboro Road from 9 p.m., Sunday until 7 a.m., Monday

– On I-75 northbound, a traffic shift will occur from SR/155 to Jonesboro Road from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 p.m., Saturday for work on the South Metro Express Lanes

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