Three suitors courting the largest transportation project in state history are hoping their ideas will woo commuters at a series of public meetings this week.
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The DOT is holding two public hearings this week where people can review and comment on three private contractors’ proposals for the design, construction and partial financing of the I-75/I-575 Northwest Corridor project in Cobb and Cherokee counties.
When: 4 to 7 p.m. tonight
Where: Woodstock Public Library, 7738, South Main Street, Woodstock GA 30188
When: 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday
Where: DoubleTree by Hilton hotel, 2055 South Park Place, Atlanta GA
The state Department of Transportation is updating its plan for optional toll lanes around metro Atlanta. At the moment, these projects are likely the next up, each of them to add new lanes, with the date the state hopes they will open to traffic:
2016: I-75 in Henry and Clayton counties
2017: I-85 in Gwinnett County extended north from the current HOT lane
2018: I-75-575 in Cobb and Cherokee counties