Commuting in hell (and Atlanta)

I-75 roadwork may clog Cobb County commute

5:16 pm Oct. 5, 2016

Drivers on I-75 in Cobb County are in for what may be one of their worst traffic weeks.

Beginning at 8 p.m. Wednesday, three lanes will close on I-75 southbound between South Marietta Parkway and Delk

Overnight express lanes bridge work to delay drivers

3:38 pm Aug. 1, 2016

Overnight drivers will have as much of a headache with their commute as back-to-school drivers will.

Drivers can expect double right lane closures on I-75 southbound between Windy Ridge Parkway and Akers Mill Road from 10

Work on Northwest Corridor continues

2:41 pm Jun. 7, 2016

Just when you thought work on the Northwest Corridor express lanes project was done for a few days, the Georgia Department of Transportation tacked on an extra day.

The I-285 eastbound and I-75 northbound ramps will close

Bridge over I-285 to be demolished in Cobb

11:52 am Dec. 23, 2015

The Orchard Road bridge over I-285 in Cobb County will soon be torn down so that a new bridge can be built in its stead.

The bridge located 3 miles southeast of Smyrna will be closed nearly all of next year — beginning Jan. 5 until the end of 2016, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation.

The Orchard Road bridge passes over I-285 about a half-mile south of Exit

Bridge maintenance starts following $100 million infusion

12:15 pm Jul. 7, 2015

Two bridge construction projects are getting under way thanks to the $100 million bond appropriation made by the General Assembly for transportation this year.

The one-time, 20-year bonds were sold to help pay for repair, replacement

Bridge and transit bonds sold at low rates

10:02 am Jun. 22, 2015

Georgia’s excellent bond rating has allowed the state to secure low-interest rates for a total of $1.28 billion in bonds, a hefty chunk of which will go toward repairing bridges and enhancing transit.

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