Spinning our Wheels

Spinning our Wheels is a commuting blog about the challenges of getting around Atlanta by car, bus, MARTA, bicycles and on foot written by transportation reporter David Wickert

Georgia Department of Transportation has good news for holiday travelers


Looking to get out of town over spring break or the Easter holiday? The Georgia Department of Transportation has some good news for you.

GDOT will restrict construction-related lane closures on interstate highways statewide for the next two weekends to accommodate spring break traffic. The move will be in effect from noon Friday to 10 p.m. Sunday this weekend and the following weekend.

In addition, GDOT will limit lane closures on interstates and other roads near major tourist attractions, malls, shopping centers and shopping districts from 11 p.m. April 14 to 11 p.m. April 16 – Easter weekend.


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David Wickert covers transportation issues for the Enterprise team. He joined the AJC in 2010 and has also covered local government in Gwinnett and Fulton counties.