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The new Ashford Dunwoody ramp on I-285 opens Sunday

The new Ashford Dunwoody ramp on I-285 opens Sunday

DUNWOODY -- The new access ramp from I-285 eastbound to Ashford Dunwoody Road at Exit 29 is set to open Sunday by 9 a.m. The new ramp means motorists on I-285 eastbound who want to exit at Ashford Dunwoody Road will need to merge on to the new ramp just past Glenridge Drive. If you miss the exit, you’ll have to continue to the Chamblee Dunwoody Road exit at Exit 30 and circle back to Ashford Dunwoody Road on I-285 westbound. Access to Lake Hearn Drive from the new ramp to Ashford Dunwoody Road will remain. There will be no…
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Lane closures and detours this week near I-285 and Ga. 400 interchange

Lane closures and detours this week near I-285 and Ga. 400 interchange

Weather permitting, Georgia Department of Transportation construction partners will close lanes on I-285 eastbound and westbound and SR 400 northbound and southbound for activities to include roadway, noise barrier and bridge construction. Travel restrictions include possible delays, reduced speeds and detours in some areas. Work schedule updates can be made daily. Check project webpage often for the latest updates. Detour information is shown using red text. WHEN/WHERE: Overnight Closures:Friday, September 3, 12 p.m. through Tuesday, September 7, 10 p.m. HOLIDAY LANE CLOSURE RESTRICTIONS – NO CLOSURES Tuesday, September 7, 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.General Lane Closures & Traffic Pacings One right lane…
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Traffic may be slow on I-575 next week. Here’s why

Traffic may be slow on I-575 next week. Here’s why

Motorists traveling on I-575 this weekend and next week may experience some delays. The Georgia Department of Transportation plans to close the right lane in each direction of the Interstate between Ernest W. Barrett Parkway and Highway 92 so it can re-stripe some lanes. The roadwork will begin tonight from 9 p.m. until 10 a.m. and will continue Saturday from 9 p.m. to 12 p.m. From Sunday through Thursday, crews plan to finish up just before the morning rush hour. They will be starting at 9 p.m. and wrapping up work at 5 a.m. Next Friday, they will close the…
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News Blog: Snow in Cobb County?

News Blog: Snow in Cobb County?

We were only expecting black ice, but it looks like some parts of Georgia got an incredibly light dusting of snow Tuesday morning. Cobb County government reported snow this morning and said Cobb's Department of Transportation is running routes to pre-treat and check on the roads. The Georgia Department of Transportation has closed the elevated express lanes this morning as a precaution. Below is photo evidence of the snow, provided by Cobb County, just in case you don't believe it or didn't see it.
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Lane closures suspended in Georgia for Thanksgiving travel

Lane closures suspended in Georgia for Thanksgiving travel

If you're traveling in Georgia during the Thanksgiving holiday, the Georgia Department of Transportation has plans to ease your travel. The department is suspending construction-related lane closures on heavily traveled roads and Interstates. To ease Thanksgiving traffic congestion statewide, Georgia Department of Transportation announced today the suspension of construction-related lane closures on heavily traveled interstate highways and state routes from 6 a.m. Wed., Nov. 25 to 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 30. The statewide lane restrictions help to reduce traffic congestion during the Thanksgiving holiday. Similar restrictions will be in place for Christmas and New Year’s. “In order to provide a safer…
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Lane closures ahead on US 80 in Tybee Island through December

Lane closures ahead on US 80 in Tybee Island through December

TYBEE ISLAND -- Georgia Department of Transportation nighttime lane closures on US 80 at Bull River Bridge will begin tonight. The work will eventually move to Lazaretto Creek Bridge as contractors performs core penetration tests into the marsh bottom.  The lane closures are scheduled between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. nightly in a 10 night on and four night off schedule with an anticipated completion on December 22.  No work is scheduled during upcoming holiday weeks of November 23 through the 29 and December 23 through January 4, 2021. If unforeseen delays occur, work will resume January 5, 2021.  GDOT…
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Here’s how you can learn more about changes at I-285 and I-20

Here’s how you can learn more about changes at I-285 and I-20

The Georgia Department of Transportation is seeking public comment on the proposed improvements for the I-285/I-20 West Interchange project in Fulton, Cobb, and Douglas counties. In keeping with Governor Brian Kemp’s directive to keep state government agencies functioning as Georgia combats the COVID-19 pandemic, GDOT will be hosting a virtual Public Information Open House by posting information related to the proposed project on an online platform at www.dot.ga.gov/I285I20W. “We will continue to provide various options for the public to comment and participate in the process as we pursue this very important project,” said GDOT Program Manager Matthew Fowler. Proposed improvements…
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