Posts tagged with "I-285"

Contractor selected to rebuild I-285/GA 400 interchange

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 10, 2015

The State Transportation Board has awarded a $460 million contract to rebuild the I-285/GA 400 interchange to North Perimeter Contractors. North Perimeter, called a development partner for the project, is a team-up of different companies. Ferrovial Agroman US Corp. will be the lead contractor and The Louis Berger Group and Neel-Schaffer, Inc. will be lead designers. The project was originally […]

Man wandering around on I-285 brings traffic to a halt

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 30, 2015

Commuters were in standstill traffic on I-285 this morning, Sept. 30, after a man walked into the road. Capt. Steven Fore with DeKalb County Police said the man entered I-285 northbound south of Glenwood Road at around 8:30 a.m. “Multiple calls were received of a male walking in the roadway,” Fore said. “Officers arrived on […]

GDOT alert: Weekend construction to close lanes on I-285

Posted by Dena Mellick July 17, 2015

Georgia’s Department of Transportation (GDOT) says drivers should be aware of weekend construction happening on I-285. Lanes will be closed, which will lead to delays, GDOT says. There are also some events this weekend that will potentially cause traffic problems. Concerts are happening at Lakewood Amphitheatre Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings. There will also be Braves games […]

GDOT says lane closures on I-285 ahead

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 19, 2015

People planning trips around Atlanta this weekend would be wise to avoid I-285, if at all possible. The Georgia Department of Transportation is planning to continue working on the road, and delays are expected. “Georgia Department of Transportation projects to improve highway infrastructure throughout Metropolitan Atlanta continue this weekend, weather permitting,” the GDOT announcement says. […]

GDOT: Avoid I-285 this weekend

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 29, 2015

The Georgia Department of Transportation is back to business as usual after a Memorial Day respite and I-285 will feature heavily in its weekend construction plans. GDOT says, “Motorists again are asked to avoid non-essential travel on Interstate 285. Projects there will require lane closures, which, in turn, are likely to result in delays.” Clear […]

Report: Four people die in plane crash on I-285

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 8, 2015

This story has been updated.  Multiple news outlets are reporting at plane crash on I-285 in DeKalb County has claimed the lives of four people. The plane crashed around 10 am. WSB-TV reports that the plane crashed on I-285 east at Peachtree Industrial Boulevard. It has shut down traffic in both directions. The road will […]

GDOT schedule: Avoid I-20

Posted by Decaturish.com March 13, 2015

GDOT is asking drivers to avoid I-20 this weekend. Bridge joint repairs will mean lane closures and delays, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation. It also advises drivers to be aware of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in midtown Saturday from 12 p.m.-2 p.m. Here’s the list of planned work this weekend: · On I-20, […]

GDOT schedule: More I-285 sign structure work

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 27, 2015

The Georgia Department of Transportation says to avoid I-285 again this weekend. Crews will be performing more sign structure repairs and installations. “Sign structure work will take place at different locations around the perimeter and will require lane closures, which, in turn, are likely to result in delays,” GDOT says. Here’s he full list of […]

GDOT says more I-285 work planned

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 29, 2015

Avoid I-285 this weekend, the Georgia Department of Transportation said. “Sign structure work will take place throughout the perimeter and will require lane closures, which, in turn, are likely to result in delays,” GDOT said in its weekend traffic advisory. Happening this weekend … – Sign structure work near the top end of I-285 will […]

GDOT: Work on southwest I-285 will cause delays

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 23, 2015

The Georgia Department of Transportation is warning travelers to avoid the southwest side of I-285 this weekend. “Projects there will require lane closures, which, in turn, are likely to result in delays,” the advisory from GDOT says. There will also be a lane closure on Memorial Drive this Saturday. Here’s the full project list from […]

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