Expect heavy delays pre-Thanksgiving weekend

 

Motorists drive on the I-75/85 Downtown Connector in Atlanta, Ga. Friday, May 23, 2014. JOHN SPINK / AJC

Motorists drive on the Downtown Connector in Atlanta. JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM

Looking to get a head start on the Thanksgiving holiday travel this weekend?
Aim for Monday instead. That’s when most of the construction work should be finished.
Cobb County, as usual, should see the most delays with the Northwest Express Lanes project.
Here are your trouble spots:

Northwest Corridor Express Lanes

A traffic shift will take place along Terrell Mill Road between Water Place and Woodchase Lane from 7 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

Lanes will close along Barrett Parkway between Cobb Place Boulevard and George Busbee Parkway from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday and from 10 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday.

I-575

One southbound lane will close between Booth and Chastain roads from 8 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday.

One northbound lane will close between Big Shanty and North Booth roads from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

A traffic pacing will take place between Shallowford and Christian roads from 10 p.m. Friday to 3 a.m. Saturday.

I-75

One northbound lane will close from Hickory Grove Road to Woodstock Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday and from 9 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday.

One southbound lane and a shoulder will close from Hickory Grove Road to Woodstock Road from 8 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday, from 8 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday and from 8 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday.

An exit ramp will close near Barrett Parkway from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday. Detours are in place.

Two lanes will close between South Marietta Parkway and Delk Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday and from 9 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday.

A traffic pacing will take place between the I-75/I-575 interchange and Big Shanty Road beginning at 1 p.m. Friday. No end time was released.

A traffic pacing will take place between Wade Green and Big Shanty roads beginning at 1 p.m. Monday. No end time was released.

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

One lane will close between the I-75 exit ramps and Wade Green Road from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

A traffic shift will take place between the I-75 southbound exit ramp and Wade Green Road from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

A traffic shift will take place between Woodstock and Wade Green roads from 8 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday.

Two lanes will close between Cumberland Boulevard and Mt. Paran Road from 8 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

Lanes will close along Roswell Road under the I-75 overpass from 7 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

I-285

One westbound lane from the I-75/I-285 interchange to Cumberland Boulevard will close from 9 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday and from 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday.

One westbound lane and shoulder will close between Mt. Wilkinson Parkway to Paces Ferry Road from 8 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

One eastbound lane and a shoulder will close between Paces Ferry Road and Mt. Wilkinson Parkway from 8 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

A traffic pacing will take place between Paces Ferry Road and Windy Ridge Parkway from 10 p.m. Sunday to 3 a.m. Monday.

South Metro Express Lanes

One southbound lane will close between Ga. 138 and Ga. 155 from 9 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday and from 9 p.m. Saturday to 7 a.m. Sunday.

One northbound lane from I-875 to Lake Spivey Parkway will close from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

I-85

Two southbound lanes will close at Virginia Avenue from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday, from 9 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday and from 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday.

I-20

The eastbound ramp to Hamilton E. Holmes Drive will close from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

I-285

Two westbound lanes will close to the I-75 northbound ramp from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Two eastbound lanes will close to the I-75 northbound ramp from 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday.

One eastbound lane will close between the Long Island underpass near the Riverside Drive exit and Chamblee-Dunwoody Road from 8 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday and from 8 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday.

Ga. 400

One northbound lane will close between McFarland Road and Ga. 20 from 9 p.m. Friday to noon Saturday.

One lane will close between Pilgrim Mill Road and Keith Bridge Road from 9 p.m. Friday to noon Saturday.

State Routes

Three lanes will close on North Avenue between Peachtree and West Peachtree streets from 8 a.m. Friday to 4 p.m. Saturday and from 8 a.m. Saturday to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Lanes will close near the 3500 block of Lenox Road from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

 

 


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