Lane closures expected on I-75, I-285

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 16, 2015
Atlanta Downtown Connector. Source: Wikimedia commons

Atlanta Downtown Connector. Source: Wikimedia commons

It’s the weekend and there’s more roadwork planned on metro Atlanta interstates.

The Georgia Department of Transportation says that work on I-75 express lanes and I-285 will result in lane closures and traffic delays.

Here is the full list of projects planned for this weekend, courtesy of GDOT:

– The Express Lanes project will require a traffic detour at Barrett Parkway. I-75 Southbound traffic will be directed to exit the interstate at Barrett Parkway (Exit 269) then resume travel on the interstate via the I-75 Southbound entrance ramp from Barrett Parkway from 10 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m.,Sunday;

– On I-575, one northbound lane will close between Barrett Parkway and Chastain Road and one southbound lane will close between Dupree Road and Towne Lake Parkway from 9 p.m., Friday until 12 p.m., Saturday for work on the Express Lanes project;

– One northbound and one southbound lane will close on I-575 between SR 92/Alabama Road and SR 140/ Hickory Flat Road nightly from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Sunday;

– The Express Lanes Project will also require one northbound and one southbound lane closure on I-75 between Wade Green Road and Chastain Road from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Sunday;

– Lastly, work on the Express Lanes Project will require one lane closure on I-285 eastbound just before the I-75 interchange from 9 p.m., Saturday until 5 a.m., Sunday;

– Work on the South Metro Express Lanes will require various lane closures on I-75 southbound between Jonesboro Road and SR 20/SR 81 from 9 p.m., Friday until 7 p.m., Saturday;

– On I-75, one northbound lane will close between SR 120 Loop/South Marietta Parkway and SR 5/SR 5 Spur/ Canton Road Connector from 6:30 a.m., until 3:30 p.m., Saturday;

– Part of the exit ramp and gore will close on I-75 northbound at the exit of Spring Street from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday to replace a crash attenuator;

– On I-85, crews will stripe the northbound and southbound on and off ramps between Cleveland Avenue and the I-285 interchange nightly from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday. No ramps will close at any time;

– On I-20, two eastbound lanes and two westbound lanes will close between SR 280/ H.E. Holmes and SR 139/ Martin Luther King Jr. Drive from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday;

– Lastly on I-20, two eastbound lanes will close between Almon Road and SR 12/US 278 continuously from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday;

– Bridgework will require two southbound lane closures on I-285 at the Atlanta Road exit and one eastbound and one westbound lane closures on Atlanta Road continuously from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday. Overnight pacing operations will require all northbound and southbound lanes to close on I-285 between Paces Ferry Road and Atlanta Road;

– On I-285, a rolling closure will require two southbound lanes to close between the I-85 interchange and SR 8/ US 278/ Hollowell Parkway from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday;

– Additionally rolling lane closures will take place on I-285. Contractors will correct some striping on the Eastside Perimeter between the I-20 interchange and the I-85 interchange nightly from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday;

– Sign structure work will require two westbound lanes and one eastbound lane closures on I-285 between the I-85 interchange and SR 14 SPUR/ SR 279/ Old National Highway from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday;

– Lastly on I-285, one eastbound and one westbound lane will close at SR 139/ Riverdale Road from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday;

– SR 3/US 41/Northside Drive will close between the I-75 interchange and Collier Road for utility repairs. Traffic will be detoured to Howell Mill Road from 7 a.m., Saturday until 11 p.m., Sunday;

– Resurfacing work will require one lane closure on SR 138 between SR 54/ Jonesboro Road and Government Circle and one lane closure on SR 54/ Jonesboro Road between Citizens Parkway and Oxford Drive from 9 p.m., Saturday until 6 a.m., Sunday;

– On SR 166/Campbellton Road/Langford Parkway, one eastbound lane and one westbound lane will close between Barge Road to Sylvan Road nightly from 9 p.m., Fridayuntil 5 a.m., Monday and finally;

– One lane will close on SR 279/Old National Highway from the Fayette County line to SR 14/ US 29/ Roosevelt Highway from 9 p.m., Sunday until 5 a.m., Monday for resurfacing.

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