Want a traffic-free weekend? What you need to know: Roadwork, closures and more

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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-75/I-85

• The Pryor Street HOV entrance ramp to I-75/I-85 southbound will close from 6:30 a.m. until 4 p.m., Saturday.

• The Ga. 154/Memorial Drive HOV exit ramp from I-75/I-85 northbound will close from 6:30 a.m. until 4 p.m., Saturday and from 6 a.m., until 2 p.m., Sunday.

• A traffic pace will take place on all northbound lanes between Ga. 166/Langford Parkway and Piedmont Avenue from 6 a.m., until 2 p.m., Sunday. Motorists will be required to drive 5-10 mph to allow contractors to work across the interstate lanes.

• A traffic pace will also take place on all northbound lanes between Ga. 166/Langford Parkway and 10th/14th Street from 2 p.m., until 4 p.m., Sunday. Motorists will be required to drive 5-10 mph to allow contractors to work across the interstate lanes.

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 detour will take place nightly from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday.

• The I-75 southbound ramp to the I-285 eastbound collector lanes (Exit 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., Sunday.

• 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 eastbound and one westbound lane will close between Ashford Dunwoody Road and Ga. 141/Peachtree Industrial Boulevard from 9 p.m., Friday until 9 p.m., Saturday.

• On the eastside of the Perimeter, one northbound and one southbound lane will close between the I-20 interchange (Exit 46) and the I-85 interchange (Exit 33) from 9 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m., Saturday.

• Two southbound lanes will close at Atlanta Road from 9 p.m., Friday until 12 p.m., Saturday.

I-75

• One northbound lane and shoulder will close between Jodeco Road/Flippen Road and Hudson Bridge Road/Eagles Landing Parkway from 9 p.m., Thursday until 5 a.m., Friday.

• 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.

• 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.

• Two northbound lanes will close between Ga. 280/Delk Road and Ga. 120 Loop/South Marietta Parkway from 7 p.m., Sunday until 5 a.m., Monday.

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

• One southbound lane will close on the exit ramp to I-285 eastbound from 10 p.m., Sunday until 5 a.m., Monday.

• One northbound lane will close between Canton Road and Barrett Parkway from 9 p.m.,  Sunday until 5 a.m., Monday.

• One lane will close on Ga. 280/Delk 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 nightly from 9 p.m., until 9 a.m. Friday and Saturday and from 9 p.m., Sunday until 5 a.m., Monday.

• Two eastbound lanes will close between Ga. 139/Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Joseph E. Lowery Boulevard nightly from 9 p.m. until 9 a.m. Friday and Saturday and from 9 p.m., Sunday until 5 a.m., Monday.

• Two eastbound and two westbound lanes will close between Ga. 139/Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Ga. 280/H.E. Holmes nightly from 9 p.m. until 9 a.m. Friday and Saturday and from 9 p.m., Sunday until 5 a.m., Monday.


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