GDOT: More I-75 work planned for this weekend

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 15, 2016
Atlanta Downtown Connector. Source: Wikimedia commons

Atlanta Downtown Connector. Source: Wikimedia commons

Planning on driving I-75 this weekend? Be prepared for delays, the Georgia Department of Transportation says.

“Construction on the I-75 Express Lanes projects and sign structure work will require lane closures, which, in turn, are likely to result in delays,” the weekend advisory from GDOT says. “Motorists are advised to exercise caution by reducing speed while driving through work zones.”

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

– The Express Lanes Project will require a  traffic shift at the I-285 westbound interchange to I-75 northbound from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Saturday;

– Two eastbound lanes will close at the I-285 interchange to I-75 from 9 p.m., Fridayuntil 5 a.m., Saturday;

– Alternating lanes will close on the I-285 westbound collector-distributer lanes to I-75 southbound from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Saturday;

– On I-75, two southbound lanes will close at Barrett Parkway from 10 p.m., Fridayuntil 5 a.m., Saturday;

– On I-75, two northbound lanes will close between Windy Hill Road and SR 280/Delk Road and two southbound lanes will close between SR 120 Loop/South Marietta Parkway and SR 280/Delk Road from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Saturday;

– On I-75, one northbound and one southbound one lane will close under the Canton Road Connector from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Saturday;

– On I-75 southbound, one lane will close on the on-ramp to the Canton Road Connector exit and at the SR 280/ Delk Road exit from 9:30 a.m., until 4 p.m., Saturday;

– One right lane will close on Frey Road from 9:30 a.m., until 4 p.m., Saturday;

– A flagging operation will take place on Bells Ferry Road under I-75 from 9:30 a.m., until 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday;

– Work on the South Metro Express Lanes will require one northbound lane and shoulder closure on I-675 at SR 138/ Stockbridge Road continuously from 7 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday;

– Work on the South Metro Express Lanes will also require one lane closure on I-75 northbound between the I-675 interchange and SR 138 from 7 a.m., until 5 p.m., Saturdayand Sunday;

– Sign structure work will require one northbound lane closure on I-75 between Windy Hill Road and SR 120 Loop/North Marietta Parkway and at SR 280/Delk Road from 7 p.m., Saturday until 5 p.m., Sunday;

– Sign structure work will also require two westbound and one eastbound lane closures on I-285 at Bouldercrest Road from 9 p.m., Saturday until 5 a.m., Monday;

– Additionally, sign structure work on I-285 will require two westbound lane closures between SR 139/Riverdale Road and the I-85 interchange from 12 p.m., Saturday until 5 a.m., Monday;

– Lastly, sign structure work on I-285 will require one westbound lane closure at SR 54/Jonesboro Road from 9 a.m., until 12 p.m., Saturday;

– On I-20, one eastbound lane and the shoulder will close between SR 70/Fulton Industrial Boulevard and the I-285 interchange from 9 p.m., Friday until 7 p.m., Sunday;

– Also on I-20, two eastbound lanes will close between SR 139/ Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Joseph E. Lowery Boulevard from  10 p.m., Friday until 7 p.m., Sunday;

– Two northbound lanes will close on the I-285 westbound ramp to I-85 northbound for concrete rehabilitation. Traffic will be diverted to the Plesantdale Road exit and merge onto I-85 northbound. The closure will take place from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m.,Monday; and finally

– One lane will close on SR 237/Piedmont Road at Habersham Road from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.

– Additional work on the South Metro Express Lanes will require one lane closure on I-75 southbound between SR 20/SR 81 and Jonesboro Road from 7 a.m., until 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.

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