Posts tagged with "GDOT"

Weekend lane closures planned for LaVista Road, Moreland Avenue

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 8, 2016

The Georgia Department of Transportation is warning drivers to expect delays due to lane closures over the weekend of July 9. In addition to work on I-75, I-285 and I-20, there will be closures on LaVista Road and Moreland Avenue. According to GDOT: – On SR 236/ Lavista Road, two southbound lanes will close between […]

GDOT suspends lane closures on I-75 to make room for NASCAR fans

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 26, 2016

The Georgia Department of Transportation’s plans for weekend construction are taking a backseat to give 100,000 NASCAR fans some room. “Over 100,000 NASCAR fans will travel to the Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend,” GDOT’s press release says. “In an effort to ease congestion, the Georgia DOT is suspending construction-related lane closures on I-75 northbound and […]

GDOT: Lane closures ahead for I-75, I-285

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 12, 2016

The Georgia Department of Transportation plans to work on I-285 and the I-75 express lanes project this weekend, which means there will be lane closures. Be prepared for delays. Here’s the full project list, courtesy of GDOT: – On I-75, two northbound lanes will close between SR 280/Delk Road and Windy Hill Road nightly from 9 […]

Decatur city staff propose using different ways to evaluate speed limits

Posted by Decaturish.com February 5, 2016

By Mariann Martin, contributor Decatur city officials would like to change the method they use to determine speed limits, as a way to make city streets safer for pedestrians and bikers. In a presentation to Georgia Department of Transportation board members and city commissioners on Friday afternoon, city officials said they would be willing to […]

GDOT: I-75, Downtown Connector work planned

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 5, 2016

The Georgia Department of Transportation says that work on the I-75 express lanes project and construction on the Downtown Connector will require lane closures which will create delays over the weekend. “Motorists are advised to exercise caution by reducing speed while driving through work zones,” GDOT says. Here’s the full list of projects, provided by […]

Robert L. Brown Jr. reelected to state Transportation Board

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 4, 2016

Robert L. Brown, a man who has been active in Decatur civic life, has been reelected to another term on the state Transportation Board, according to a press release. The Georgia Department of Transportation says that Brown, who resides in Decatur, was elected to another five year term which will begin on April 16. He […]

Decatur City Commission holding a work session with GDOT board members

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 4, 2016

This story has been updated.  The Decatur City Commission has called a special work session on Friday, Feb. 5, so city staff can make a presentation to Georgia Department of Transportation Board members. The work session begins at 2 p.m. and will be held at City Hall, located at 509 North McDonough Street. All meetings are […]

GDOT: Stay off the roads between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Friday

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 22, 2016

The Georgia Department of Transportation is asking the public to stay off the roads between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. so crews can treat roads ahead of an influx of wintry weather. According to GDOT, roads being brined include: Routes currently being brined include: – I-75 from I-20 to Tennessee state line – I-985 from […]

GDOT warns of weekend construction work on I-285, I-75

Posted by Dena Mellick January 22, 2016

The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) wants drivers to watch out for construction this weekend. Work is being done on the I-75 Express Lanes and I-285. There is also the possibility of some winter weather for drivers to contend with this weekend. Here’s the full list of planned work from GDOT: • Work on the […]

GDOT: More I-75 work planned for this weekend

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 15, 2016

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 […]

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