Athens, GA Traffic and Road Conditions
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Athens Traffic Alerts
GDOT has 7 Regional and 16 Highway Twitter feeds for traffic alerts. Each feed is targeted to a specific highway or region, so now you can follow just the accounts that interest you! Below is a list of the new Twitter accounts, as well as links to them. If you’re not currently on Twitter, sign up today!
Regional Twitter Feeds Link
Highway Twitter Feeds Link
I-75 in metro Atlanta https://twitter.com/GDOT_I75_ATL
I-85 in metro Atlanta https://twitter.com/GDOT_I85_ATL
I-285 in metro Atlanta https://twitter.com/GDOT_I285_ATL
I-20 in metro Atlanta https://twitter.com/GDOT_I20_ATL
SR 400 in metro Atlanta https://twitter.com/GDOT_SR400_ATL
I-75 south of Atlanta https://twitter.com/GDOT_I75_S_GA
I-75 north of Atlanta https://twitter.com/GDOT_I75_N_GA
I-85 south of Atlanta https://twitter.com/GDOT_I85_S_GA
I-85 north of Atlanta https://twitter.com/GDOT_I85_N_GA
I-20 west of Atlanta https://twitter.com/GDOT_I20_W_GA
I-20 east of Atlanta https://twitter.com/GDOT_I20_E_GA
I-95 across eastern Georgia https://twitter.com/GDOT_I95
I-16 between Macon & Savannah https://twitter.com/GDOT_I16
I-24 & I-59 northwestern Georgia https://twitter.com/GDOT_I24I59
Other ATL Highways (I-575, I-675, US 78, SR 141, SR 316 & SR 166) https://twitter.com/GDOT_othATLhwys
Other Georgia Highways (I-520, I-516, I-185 & I-985) https://twitter.com/GDOT_othGAhwys
Metro and Statewide Road Work…
Weekend Construction & Lane Closure Schedule
Expect Traffic and Delays during Friday and Weekend Travel Times; Plan ahead and find Alternate routes
ATLANTA- Georgia Department of Transportation continues to improve highway infrastructure throughout Metropolitan Atlanta and statewide. As a result, work on construction and maintenance projects will continue this weekend. In addition, with the convergence events happening in the downtown area beginning Friday and continuing throughout the weekend; motorists are advised to plan ahead, expect heavy delays and seek alternate routes. Major projects of interest that will likely impact traffic includes the resurfacing projects on I-85 and the Transform 285/400 improvement project; which is dedicated to help reduce traffic congestion and enhance safety near the I-285/SR 400 interchange in metro Atlanta. Click the following links to view the overall weekend lane closures and metro Atlanta weekend events:
- Statewide lane Closures: http://www.dot.ga.gov/DriveSmart/WeekendClosures/StatewideLaneClosures.pdf
- Metro lane closures: http://www.dot.ga.gov/DriveSmart/WeekendClosures/MetroLaneClosures.pdf
As always, for information about travel conditions on Georgia’s interstates and state routes, call 511 before getting on the road. Georgia 511 is a free phone service that provides real-time traffic and travel information statewide, including traffic conditions, incidents, lane closures, and delays. Callers can transfer to operators to request assistance or report incidents 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In metro Atlanta, you can also request HERO assistance by calling 511. More information is available at www.511ga.org.
Weekend Special Events
NaviGAtor511 on Twitter
RT @PeachPassGA: A portion of the Peach Pass lane on I-85 NB will be closed tonight, Oct. 20, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. See below for more det…
METRO LANE CLOSURES UPDATED https://t.co/ys5jL5TMCW
Final Update, all lanes now clear. https://t.co/Z5XsBLW3NY