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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)               

I-285 & GA 400 Traffic Impact Alert

The Transform 285/400 improvement project is designed to help reduce traffic congestion and enhance safety in the area near the I-285/SR 400 interchange in metro Atlanta. This priority project adds new flyover ramps, new collector-distributor lanes and other facilities to aid east-west travel along I-285 and north-south travel along SR 400.

The project will improve 4.3 miles of I-285 from west of Roswell Road to east of Ashford Dunwoody Road and 6.2 miles along SR 400 from the Glenridge Connector to Spalding Drive.

Click here to view the Weekly Traffic Impact Alert.

Click here for more information about the project.

DeKalb/Fulton: Blasting along I-285 Requires Traffic Pacing

DeKalb and Fulton Counties…
Blasting along I-285 Requires Traffic Pacing for the Transform 285/400 Project

WHAT: Georgia Department of Transportation construction partners will begin controlled blasting along I-285 eastbound from the Perimeter Center Parkway overpass to the MARTA bridge. Blasting will also occur along I-285 westbound from the Perimeter Center Parkway overpass to Peachtree Dunwoody Road (exit 28).

The controlled blasting will require traffic to be paced on I-285 eastbound and westbound and on Perimeter Center Parkway for controlled blasting. The blasting will occur during the daytime twice a week.

WHEN: Monday through Friday from 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. starting Tuesday, March 5 for approximately three months

WHERE: I-285 eastbound from Roswell Road to Perimeter Center Parkway. I-285 westbound from Chamblee Dunwoody Road to west of Perimeter Center Parkway.

Travel on Perimeter Center Parkway from Lake Hearn Drive to Hammond Drive will be stopped prior to and during blasting.

MARTA will provide a flagging operator during the blastings to coordinate train operations.

Advisory: Exact dates may change due to weather or other factors. Motorists are cautioned to reduce
their speed while traveling through work zones, pay attention and watch for workers. Before heading out, get real-time information on work status and traffic conditions. Call 511, visit, or download the Georgia 511 app.

Additional project information is available at

Weekend Construction & Lane Closures Statewide

Weather permitting; 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 and midtown 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 I-75 resurfacing project and Transform 285/400 project in Cobb and Fulton counties.

Click the following links to view the overall weekend lane closures and special 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  

I-285 Eastbound : I-85 DeKalb Co

Right 2 lanes (of 5) blocked.
DeKalb Co.
Expected clear: today 3:18 PM.
Last update: today 2:49 PM.
For Georgia State Official 511 website visit: GA 511
source: Georgia DOT

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