More lane closures on I-75, I-285 this weekend

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 18, 2015
I-285 Source: Google Maps

I-285 Source: Google Maps

The Georgia Department of Transportation has construction work planned for the I-75 express lanes and on I-285.

It will likely require lane closures which will back up traffic.

Here is the full list of projects, provided by GDOT:

– Rolling closures on I-75/I-85 will require one northbound and one southbound lane to close from University Avenue to 17th Street from 12 a.m., Friday until 10 a.m., Saturdayand from 12 a.m., Saturday until 10 a.m., Sunday;

– On I-285, three northbound and three southbound lanes will close ofrom SR 10/ Memorial Drive to East Ponce de Leon/ Church Street nightly from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday for striping;

– One northbound and one southbound lane will close on I-285 at Flat Shoals Road from 9 p.m., Friday until 12 p.m., Saturday to set barrier wall in the median;

– One westbound lane will close on I-285 from the I-85 interchange to SR 14 SPUR/ SR 279/ Old National Highway from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday;

– Two lanes on I-285 northbound will close from Cascade Road to the I-20 interchange from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday;

– Rolling closures on I-285 southbound will require two lane closures from the I-85 interchange to Bolton Road from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday;

– The Express Lanes Project will require one northbound and one southbound closure on I-75 from SR 5/ SR 5 Spur to Wade Green Road from 9 p.m., Friday until 12 p.m., Saturday;

– One lane and the off-ramps will close on I-75 southbound at SR 120 Loop/ North Marietta Parkway from 9 p.m., Friday, until 12 p.m., Saturday for work on the Express Lanes Project;

– The Express Lanes project will also require a traffic detour at Barrett Parkway. Traffic exiting Barrett Parkway will be detoured onto I-75 southbound from 9 p.m., Friday until 12 p.m., Saturday (see attachment);

– The Express Lanes Project will require another detour at Cobb Parkway. Traffic exiting at Cobb Parkway will be detoured back on to I-75 southbound from 9 p.m., Friday until 12 p.m., Saturday and from 9 p.m., Sunday until 5 a.m., Monday (see attachment);

– Lastly, on I-575, the Express Lanes project will require one southbound lane to close at Bells Ferry Road from 9 p.m., Friday until 12 p.m., Saturday;

– Work on the South Metro Express Lanes will require up to two lane closures on I-75 southbound from Jonesboro Road to Hudson Bridge Road from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday for paving and Mount Carmel Bridge demolition;

– On I-85, two southbound lanes will close from SR 139/ Riverdale Road to Cleveland Avenue nightly from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday for striping;

– Two eastbound lanes and the eastbound on and off ramps will on close on I-20 at Lee Road from 6 a.m., Saturday until 5 a.m., Monday;

– On 1-20, two westbound lanes will close from Windsor Street to SR 139/ Martin Luther King Jr. Drive from 12 a.m., until 4 p.m., Saturday and 12 p.m., until 10 a.m., Sunday,

– Lastly on I-20, two eastbound lanes will close from Almon Road to SR 12/US 278 continuously from9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday;

– On U.S. 78, two eastbound and two westbound lanes will close at Mountain Industrial Boulevard from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Saturday for utility work;

– On Candler Road, one northbound and one southbound lane will close from McAfee Road to Daws Avenue from 9:30 a.m., until 3:30 p.m., Friday and fromĀ  8 a.m., until 5 p.m., Saturday;

– Median work on Freedom Parkway at Boulevard will take place from 8 a.m., until 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. The work will not require lane closures however, motorists should drive cautiously while traveling through the work zone; and finally

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

The Transportation Department also included these maps of the proposed detours.

I-75 SB @ B.Pkwy Detour 9_18_2015 I-75 SB to Cobb Pkwy Ramp Closure Detour 9_18_2015

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