Don’t get stuck in traffic this weekend: Road closures to avoid

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March 29, 2013 – Atlanta, Ga: Automobiles travel through Spaghetti Junction. JASON GETZ / JGETZ@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.

Ga. 400

• To allow contractors to repair the guardrail, the Ga. 400 southbound ramp to I-285 eastbound will close from 9 p.m., Friday until 12 a.m., Saturday. Traffic traveling on Ga. 400 southbound will use the Glenridge Connector exit.

• A traffic pace will  take place on all Ga. 400 northbound and southbound lanes between Mansell Road and Haynes Bridge Road from 7 a.m. until 8 a.m., Sunday. To allow contractors to work across the interstate lanes, motorists will be required to drive 5-10 mph.

I-285

• Traffic traveling on the eastbound collector-distributor lane to I-75 northbound will be directed to take the I-75 southbound exit ramp (Exit 20) to Cumberland Boulevard. Traffic will be directed to turn left on Cumberland Boulevard followed by another left to enter I-75 northbound via the ramp from Cumberland Boulevard.

• The I-75 southbound ramp to the I-285 eastbound collector lanes (Exist 259A) will also be closed, and traffic will need to take the primary ramp (Exist 259) to access I-285 eastbound from I-75 southbound. The detour will take place nightly from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday.

• Two northbound lanes on the southwest side of the Perimeter will close between the I-85 interchange (Exit 62) and the I-20 interchange (Exit 10) from 6 a.m., until 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.

• One lane will close on the I-285 westbound ramp to I-75 northbound from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Saturday and from 9 p.m., Sunday until 5 a.m., Monday.

 

• 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.

I-75

• To allow crews to patch the road, three northbound lanes will close between University Avenue and the I-20 interchange from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.

• One northbound and one southbound lane and shoulder will close between the I-675 interchange and Mt. Zion Boulevard from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday for the northbound lane and from 9 p.m., Friday until 7 a.m., Monday for the southbound lane.

• One northbound lane and shoulder will close between Ga. 155 and Ga. 20/Ga. 80 from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday.

 

• Rolling lane closures will take place between the Ga. 138 (Exit 228) and Cumberland Boulevard from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday 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.

• A traffic pace will occur on all southbound lanes between Ga. 120 Loop/South Marietta Parkway and Windy Hill Road from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday. This will require motorists to drive 5-10 mph to allow contractors to work across the interstate lanes.

• One southbound lane will close between Ga. 280/Delk Road and Ga. 120 Loop/South Marietta Parkway from 9 p.m., Friday until 4 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.

• Two southbound lanes will close between Ga. 280/Delk Road and Windy Hill Road from 9 p.m., Sunday until 5 a.m. Monday.

• All northbound and southbound lanes will narrow over the I-285 eastbound collector-distributor lanes between Cumberland Boulevard and the I-285 interchange 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.

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


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