All your weekend roadwork woes: Sorry, Cobb and Fulton

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Traffic on I-75 as seen from Allgood Road, south of the I-575 merge on Aug. 19, 2014. Credit Bob Andres AJC bandres@ajc.com

Take a look at the list of this weekend’s planned roadwork and lane closures around metro Atlanta’s interstates, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation.

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State Routes

• One lane will close on Ga. 237/Piedmont Road at its intersection with Habersham Road from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday.

I-285

• A traffic shift will take place on the westbound collector-distributor lanes to Cobb Parkway from 9 p.m., Saturday, until 5 a.m., Sunday.

• Two lanes will close on the westbound ramp to I-85 northbound for concrete rehabilitation.The I-85 exit ramp will stay open, but traffic will be detoured to the Pleasantdale Road exit and merge onto I-85 northbound. Law enforcement will be directing traffic as needed on the Pleasantdale Road collector-distributor lane. The closures will take place from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.

• Two northbound lanes will close between Ga. 8/U.S. 278/Hollowell Parkway and Ga. 280/South Cobb Drive from 6 a.m., until 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday for concrete rehabilitation.

• Two westbound lanes and one eastbound lane will close between Ga. 260/Glenwood Road and the I-20 interchange from 9 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m., Monday for sign structure work.

• A traffic pace will take place from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Saturday, on the I-285 eastbound collector-distributor lanes from Cobb Parkway to the I-75 interchange. Motorists will be required to drive 5-10 mph to allow contractors to work across the interstate lanes.

I-75

• The Georgia DOT is suspending construction-related lane closures on I-75 northbound and southbound between Ga. 155 (Exit 216) and Ga. 138 (Exit 228) from 5 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 25, through 5 a.m., Monday, Feb. 29.

• One northbound lane will close between Ga. 5 Spur and Ga. 5/I-575 Connection from 1 a.m. until 5 a.m., Monday.

• One northbound lane will close between North Avenue/Georgia Tech and Spring Street/West Peachtree Street. The exit ramp for North Avenue/Georgia Tech will also close. These closures will take place from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Saturday. Message boards will be in place at Pine Street/Peachtree Street for motorists to use the Pine Street/Peachtree Street exit as an alternate route.

• Rolling lane closures will take place between the Ga. 138 (Exit 228) and Cumberland Boulevard from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Sunday to allow crews to install road pavement markers (RPM). Georgia DOT contractors will slow down traffic traveling on I-75 to complete their work installing RPMs on the interstate. Motorists should expect multiple lane closures at a time and slow down while driving through the work zone.

• Sign structure work will require two southbound lanes to close between the Ga. 120 Loop/North Marietta Parkway and the Ga. 120 Loop/South Marietta Parkway from 6:30 a.m. until 4 p.m., Saturday.

• Sign structure work will require one northbound and two southbound lanes to close between Ga. 280/Delk Road and the Ga. 120 Loop/South Marietta Parkway from 9 p.m., Friday until 9 p.m., Saturday.

• Due to the Express Lanes project, two northbound lanes will close between Ga. 280/Delk Road and Windy Hill Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.

• One southbound lane will close between Ga. 280/Delk Road and Windy Hill Road from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.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.

• Two lanes will close, one in each direction, on Frey Road under I-75 from 7 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Saturday and from 11:30 p.m. Saturday until 9 a.m. Sunday.

I-575

• One northbound lane will close between Ridgewalk Parkway and Sixes Road from 9 p.m., Friday, until 5 a.m., Saturday.

I-20

• One eastbound lane and the shoulder will close between Ga. 70/Fulton Industrial Boulevard and the I-285 interchange from 9 p.m. Friday to 7 p.m. Sunday.

• Two eastbound lanes will close between Ga. 139/Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Joseph E. Lowery Boulevard from 10 p.m. Friday to 7 p.m. Sunday.

• Two eastbound lanes will close between Ga. 280/H.E. Holmes and Ga. 139/Martin Luther King Jr. Drive from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday for bridge joint rehabilitation.


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