Covington, GA Traffic and Road Conditions

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Covington Traffic Alerts

SR 36 Both Directions : SR 162

Construction, Major impact.
All lanes closed.
Newton Co.
Expected clear: 3/7/2018 10:30 AM.
Last update: 9/10/2017 4:57 PM.
Twitter Feeds for 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! 

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I-75 in metro Atlanta          

I-85 in metro Atlanta         

I-285 in metro Atlanta       

I-20 in metro Atlanta         

SR 400 in metro Atlanta     

I-75 south of Atlanta         

I-75 north of Atlanta         

I-85 south of Atlanta         

I-85 north of Atlanta          

I-20 west of Atlanta           

I-20 east of Atlanta           

I-95 across eastern Georgia

I-16 between Macon & Savannah

I-24 & I-59 northwestern Georgia

Other ATL Highways (I-575, I-675, US 78, SR 141, SR 316 & SR 166)

Other Georgia Highways (I-520, I-516, I-185 & I-985)               

Metro Atlanta and Statewide Weekend Lane Closures

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:

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  

Metro Atlanta Special Events

Weekend Special Events

For Georgia State Official 511 website visit: GA 511
source: Georgia DOT

NaviGAtor511 on Twitter

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Accident, I-20 West before Post Road (Mile Post 30), 2 right lanes of 3 blocked. #DouglasCounty #511GA

Oct 20, 2017, 3:13 pm EDT replyretweetfavorite
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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…

Oct 20, 2017, 2:40 pm EDT replyretweetfavorite
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Accident, I-20 West past Wesley Chapel Road (Mile Post 68.5), far right lane blocked. #DeKalbCounty #511GA

Oct 20, 2017, 1:37 pm EDT replyretweetfavorite
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Accident, I-75 North past Wade Green Road (Mile Post 273), far right lane blocked. #CobbCounty #511GA

Oct 20, 2017, 1:34 pm EDT replyretweetfavorite
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Accident, I-85 South past Buford Highway (Mile Post 86.1), 2 left lanes blocked. #FultonCounty #511GA

Oct 20, 2017, 11:17 am EDT replyretweetfavorite
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Oct 20, 2017, 10:43 am EDT replyretweetfavorite
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Final Update, all lanes now clear.

Oct 20, 2017, 8:49 am EDT replyretweetfavorite
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RT @gohsgeorgia: Drive alert & move over when safe to do so for those working & building our roads. #arrivealive #eyesontheroad #headsUPge

Oct 20, 2017, 8:37 am EDT replyretweetfavorite
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Weekend construction and special events schedule is now up at

Oct 20, 2017, 8:28 am EDT replyretweetfavorite

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