Wet weather may make weekend traffic worse

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Prepare for another weekend of bumper-to-bumper traffic. BOB ANDRES/BANDRES@AJC.COM

 

 

The only thing worse than bad weather may be bad traffic.

It’s too bad both are expected this weekend.

The good news is you won’t be sitting in traffic by yourself in the rain.

Here are your trouble spots:

Northwest Corridor Express Lanes

I-75

One southbound lane will close between South Marietta Parkway and Delk Road nonstop from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.

One lane will close on the I-75 southbound ramp to I-285 westbound from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

Drivers along the I-75 southbound ramp to I-285 westbound will reduce speeds between 5 mph and 10 mph from 11 p.m. Friday to 3 a.m. Saturday. The traffic pace will allow contractors to work across the interstate lanes.

The southbound on-ramp from Barrett Parkway will close from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

One northbound lane will close between Barrett Parkway and Chastain Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Sunday.

 I-285

One eastbound lane will close between Paces Ferry Road and the I-75 interchange nightly from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday and again from 9 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday.

Drivers along I-285 eastbound between Cobb Parkway and Windy Ridge Road will have to slow their speeds between 5 mph and 10 mph. The traffic pace will take place from 11 p.m. Friday to 3 a.m. Saturday and again from 11 p.m. Saturday to 3 a.m. Sunday. The traffic pace allow contractors to work across the interstate lanes.

I-575

One lane will close on the I-575 southbound on-ramp from Bells Ferry Road from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

One lane will close between East Freys Gin Court and the I-75 overpass along Roswell Road from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

On Hawkins Store Road, a flagging operation will take place under I-575 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

 South Metro Express Lanes  

I-75

One northbound lane will close between Jodeco and Hudson Bridge roads from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

One southbound lane will close between Mt. Zion Boulevard and Lake Spivey Parkway from 9 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday.

One northbound lane will close between the I-675 interchange and Lake Spivey Parkway nonstop from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.

One northbound lane will close between Hampton and Jonesboro roads from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

One northbound lane will close between Hudson Bridge Road and the I-675 interchange from 9 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday.

One westbound lane will close at Willow Lane along Hampton Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday and again from 9 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday.

One lane will close at Industrial Boulevard along North McDonough Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

I-285

One eastbound lane will close at Riverside Drive from 9 p.m. Friday to 12 p.m. Saturday.

Two eastbound lanes will close between Clark Howell Highway and the I-75 interchange from 9 p.m. Friday to 12 p.m. Saturday.

Two westbound lanes will close between Moreland Avenue and Jonesboro Road from 6 p.m. Saturday to 12 p.m. Sunday.

I-20

Two westbound lanes and shoulder will close at the Downtown Connector and Six Flags Parkway from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.

Two eastbound lanes and shoulder will close between Six Flags Parkway and the I-285 interchange from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.

 Downtown Connector

One lane will close on the I-75/I-85 northbound exit ramp to Pine and Peachtree streets near the Civic Center at Exit No. 249B from 9 p.m. Friday to 8 a.m. Saturday.

One lane will close on the I-75/I-85 northbound exit ramp to Spring and West Peachtree Streets at Exit No. 249D from 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday.

I-75

One southbound lane and shoulder will close between the I-285 interchange and Ga. 85 from 9 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday and from 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday.

I-85

One southbound lane will close between Hamilton Mill Road and Buford Drive from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.

Two northbound lanes will close between Riverdale Road and Virginia Avenue from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday. The lanes will close again from 9 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday. A final lane closure takes place from 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday.

Georgia (State Route) 400

One northbound lane will close between Peachtree Parkway and MacFarland Parkway nonstop from 9 p.m. Friday to 12 p.m. Monday.

Other State Routes

One lane will close between Academy Street and the Forsyth County line along Main Street from 9 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday and again from 9 p.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Sunday. The lane will close again from 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday.

One southbound lane will close between I-285 and Briarcliff Road along Lavista Road from 8 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday.

One northbound and one southbound lane will close between North Shallowford Road and Club Drive along Peachtree Industrial Boulevard from 8 p.m. Friday to 8 a.m. Saturday and from 8 p.m. Saturday to 8 a.m. Sunday.

One lane will close between Bridgegate Drive and the Fulton County line along Roswell Road from 8 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday; from 8 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday; and again from 8 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday.

On Cobb Parkway, one lane will close between Akers Mill and Paces Ferry roads from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Saturday.

On Riverside Drive, the bridge will close over I-285 from Cold Stream Court to Fair Oaks Manor nonstop from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.

On Lenox Road, one lane will close between Ga. 400 and Alliance Center Drive from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.