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JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@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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Northwest Corridor Express Lanes

I-75

• A traffic pace will take place on the southbound lanes between Ga. 120 Loop/South Marietta Parkway and Windy Hill Road from 8 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Saturday. The traffic pace will require motorists to drive 5 mph -10 mph to allow contractors to work across the interstate lanes.

•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 northbound lane will close between Wade Green Road and Ga. 92/Alabama Road from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Sunday.

I-575

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

•One southbound lane will close between Barrett Parkway and the I-75 interchange from 8 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Saturday.

I-285

• One eastbound collector-distributor lane will close between Cumberland Boulevard and Powers Ferry Road from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Saturday.

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South Metro Express Lanes

I-675

• One southbound lane will close between Ga. 138/Lake Spivey Parkway and Forest Parkway from 6 a.m., until 5 p.m., Saturday.

I-75

• One southbound lane will close between Jodeco Road/Flippen Road and Hudson Bridge Road from 3 a.m., until 7 a.m., Saturday.

• One northbound and one southbound lane will close between the I-675 interchange and Ga. 138/Lake Spivey Parkway from 6 a.m., until 5 p.m., Saturday.

• One southbound lane will close between Ga. 120 Loop/North Marietta Parkway and the I-575 interchange from 9 p.m., Friday until 9 a.m., Saturday.

• One southbound lane will close between Ga. 120 Loop/ North Marietta Parkway and Ga. 280/Delk Road from 6 a.m., until 4 p.m., Saturday and from 7 p.m., Sunday until 5 a.m., Monday.

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I-20

• Two westbound lanes will close between Hill Street and the I-285 interchange continuously from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 p.m., Monday.

• Two eastbound lanes will close between Ga. 70/Fulton Industrial Boulevard and Hill Street continuously from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 p.m., Sunday.

I-75/I-85 (Downtown Connector)

• One northbound lane will close between Pine Street and Spring Street from 6 a.m., until 11:30 a.m., Saturday for guardrail repairs.

I-85

• Rolling closures will require one lane to close between Ga. 3/Metropolitan Parkway and the I-285 interchange nightly from 9 p.m., until 5 a.m., starting Friday night until Monday morning.

I-285
• One westbound lane will close on the on-ramp to I-85 northbound from 9 p.m., Friday until 10 p.m., Saturday at the Tom Moreland Interchange (Spaghetti Junction) for concrete rehabilitation.

• Two southbound lanes will close at Ga. 155/Flat Shoals Parkway from 9 p.m., Sunday until 5 a.m., Monday.

• One eastbound collector-distributor lane will close between Ga. 54/ Jonesboro Road and the I-75 interchange continuously from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday for sign structure work.

• Two westbound lanes will close between Ga. 139/ Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Cascade Road from 9 p.m., Friday until 12 p.m., Saturday for sign structure work.

• Two northbound lanes will close between Ga. 166/Langford Parkway and Atlanta Road from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday.

• Two northbound and two southbound lanes will close at Atlanta Road from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday.

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Ga. 400

• Two southbound lanes will close between Ga. 140/Holcomb Bridge Road and Lenox Road nightly from 9 p.m., until 5 a.m., starting Friday night until Sunday morning.

• Two northbound lanes will close between Lenox Road and Ga. 140/Holcomb Bridge Road from 9 p.m., Sunday until 5 a.m., Monday.

Other State Routes

• On Ga. 92/Woodstock Road, one lane will close between the Cobb County line and Ga. 9/ Alpharetta Highway nightly from 9 p.m., until 5 a.m., starting Friday night until Monday morning.

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