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I-75 South Metro Express Lanes Now Open

The I-75 South Metro express lanes are now open. During the weekend, the express lanes will run northbound toward Atlanta. On weekdays (Monday - Friday) the lanes will reverse at 11:00 AM (switching from northbound to southbound) and 10:30 PM (switching from southbound to northbound).

A registered Peach Pass is required to travel on the I-75 South Metro Express Lanes.

 

February Special Events

February 18:  City of Brunswick, Glynn County:  6:00 AM – 1:00 PM:  Annual Sidney Lanier Bridge Run:  Southbound lanes of Highway 17, from fourth Ave to Jekyll Causeway entrance will be blocked due to a foot race. Local detours will be posted.

 

February 18:  City of Hartwell, Hart County:  2:00 PM – 2:45 PM:  Black History Parade:  A parade will travel down SR 77 from Chandler Street to Richardson Street, local detours will be posted.

 

February 16-18:  City of Atlanta, Fulton County:  Filming:  SR 3 between 14th street and 16th street will be blocked for noise control during filming in the area, local detours will be posted.

The closures will vary day to day:  2/16 from  1PM - 3PM and 8 PM - 5 AM. 2/17 from 8 PM - 7 AM

 

February 25:  City of Greensboro, Greene County:  1:00 PM – 2:00 PM:  Unity Parade:  A portion of SR 12 and 44 will temporarily be blocked due to a parade, local detours will be posted.

 

February 26:  City of Augusta, Richmond County:  8:00 AM – 12:00 PM:  2017 Augusta University Half Marathon:  A portion of SR 4, 28 and 104 will temporarily be blocked by a foot race that will start and finish at Lake Olmstead. Local detours will be posted.

Metro Atlanta Weekend Special Events

 

WEEKEND SPECIAL EVENTS

Friday February 24, 2017 – Sunday February 26, 2017

 

Philips Arena

Hawks vs. Heat (EA: 16,000)

Friday, February 24, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM

 

Georgia Dome

Supercross (EA: 50,000)

Saturday, February 25, 6:30 PM –10:00 PM

 

 

Metro Atlanta & Statewide Weekend Lane Closures

Metro Road Work…

Construction & Lane Closures Weekend Schedule   

 

ATLANTA-Georgia Department of Transportation projects to improve highway infrastructure throughout Metropolitan Atlanta and Statewide continue this weekend, weather permitting.

 

Major projects of interest that will likely impact traffic are the resurfacing projects on I-75/I-85 (Downtown Connector) and I-75, I-20, and Northwest Corridor. The lane closures will likely result in delays.

 

The Georgia DOT encourages motorists to call 511, visit 511ga.org , or check the 511 Georgia and Atlanta Traffic app before departing for real-time information on work status and traffic conditions. Motorists can also use the WAZE application turn-by-turn directions that consider current traffic conditions; Georgia DOT advises motorist to drive alert and prepare applications before departing from their location.

 

Motorists are also advised to exercise caution by reducing speed while driving through work zones.

 

Click the following links to view the weekend lane closures and metro Atlanta weekend events:

 

Other Georgia DOT work and routine maintenance will necessitate various lane closures this weekend (as detailed in the attached spreadsheets); the Department also cautions that incident and emergency repair related closures may be necessary on any route at any time. As always, drive cautiously, courteously, undistracted and unimpaired.

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

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RT @GDOTEastTraffic: Don't miss us tom @CityofAugusta Welcome Center. Don Grantham, @511Georgia manager @ga_dps Grovetown Sgt. speaking on…

Mar 29, 2017, 11:07 am EDT replyretweetfavorite
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Accident, I-85 South before Mile Post 6, 2 of 3 right lanes blocked. #MuscogeeCounty #511GA

Mar 29, 2017, 10:14 am EDT replyretweetfavorite
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RT @TrafficAnswer: ON the #ATLtraffic WATCH>> SOUTH EXPRESSWAYS: I-75 NB (INBOUND) @ Forest Pkwy (237) traffic jammed #Morrow to #Fores

Mar 29, 2017, 9:56 am EDT replyretweetfavorite
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Accident, I-75 North at SR 331/Forest Parkway (Mile Post 237.4), 2 of 4 left lanes blocked. #ClaytonCounty #511GA https://t.co/JGlM8THspx

Mar 29, 2017, 9:53 am EDT replyretweetfavorite
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@511Georgia Final Update, all lanes now clear.

Mar 29, 2017, 8:47 am EDT replyretweetfavorite
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Accident, SR 32 East/West at SR 300 (Mile Post 1.84), 2 of 2 lanes blocked. #WorthCounty #511GA

Mar 29, 2017, 8:47 am EDT replyretweetfavorite
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RT @ajcwsbtraffic: #GRIDLOCKALERT DeKalb Co: Garbage truck fire 85/sb at North Druid Hills still blocks right lanes. HEAVY delays from Hwy…

Mar 29, 2017, 8:24 am EDT replyretweetfavorite
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RT @SKYFOXTraffic: DeKalb Co.: I-85 SB at North Druid Hills Rd - Crews still trying to clear this dump truck fire blocking 2 right lanes. B…

Mar 29, 2017, 8:23 am EDT replyretweetfavorite
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Accident, I-85 South at Mile Post 116.5, 1 of 2 right lanes blocked. #GwinnettCounty #511GA

Mar 29, 2017, 8:20 am EDT replyretweetfavorite
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Accident, I-85 North before Cleveland Ave (Mile Post 75.7), far left lane of 3 blocked. #FultonCounty #511GA https://t.co/bFEGRSjqgc

Mar 29, 2017, 8:18 am EDT replyretweetfavorite

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