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Heavy roadwork delays follow Labor Day weekend traffic


 

During the first post-Labor Day weekend, drivers will again be burdened with roadwork closures.

Expect your heaviest delays along I-75, I-285 and I-20.

Here are your trouble spots:

Northwest Corridor Express Lanes

I-285

Three eastbound lanes will close between Cumberland Boulevard and the I-75 interchange from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

Three westbound lanes will close between Northside Drive and Cobb Parkway from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

One eastbound lane will close between the I-75 interchange and Cumberland Boulevard from 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday.

The on-ramp from Cobb Parkway to I-285 eastbound will close from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

The westbound ramp will close between Powers Ferry Road and the I-75 interchange from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

I-75

Two southbound lanes will close between South Marietta Parkway and Delk Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday and again from 9 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday.

One northbound lane will close just before and after Wade Green Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

Two southbound lanes will close between South Marietta Parkway and Delk Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

Two northbound lanes will close between Delk Road and South Marietta Parkway from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday and again from 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday.

Two southbound lanes will close between Delk Road and South Marietta Parkway from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

The I-75 southbound off-ramp to Delk Road will close from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

I-575

One northbound lane will close between Alabama Road and Ridgewalk Parkway from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

A flagging operation will take place on Hawkins Store Road over I-575 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

South Metro Express Lanes  

I-75

One northbound lane will close, moving to a double-lane closure, between Hampton Road and Jodeco and Flippen roads from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday. The lane will close again from 9 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday. A final lane closure will take place from 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday.

One southbound lane will close between the I-675 interchange and Hudson Bridge Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday and again from 9 p.m. Saturday to 7 p.m. Sunday.

Two southbound lanes will close between the I-675 interchange and North McDonough Road from 9 p.m. Sunday to 7 a.m. Monday.

Two southbound lanes will close between the I-675 interchange and Hudson Bridge Road  from 9 p.m. Sunday to 7 a.m. Monday.

  I-85 Express Lanes Extension

One southbound lane will close just before the Ga. 20 interchange from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Sunday.

I-285

The southbound off-ramp to Hollowell Parkway will close from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday, from 9 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday, and from 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday.

One southbound lane north of North Decatur Road will close from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday.

Two eastbound and westbound lanes will close at Atlanta Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Sunday.

Two eastbound lanes will close between Glenwood Road and I-20 from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.

One westbound lane will close between I-20 and Glenwood Road from 11 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday.

I-20

Two eastbound lanes and shoulder will close between Six Flags Parkway and the Downtown Connector from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday. The lanes and shoulder will close again from 9 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday. A final closure will take place from 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday.

One westbound lane and shoulder will close between the I-285 interchange and Fulton Industrial from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday.

Two westbound lanes and shoulder will close between the Downtown Connector and I-285 from 9 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday. The lanes and shoulder will close again from 9 p.m. Saturday to 7 a.m. Sunday.

Two westbound lanes and shoulder will close between the Downtown Connector and I-285 from 7 a.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday.

Downtown Connector

Three northbound lanes and a shoulder will close between University Avenue and Freedom Parkway from 9 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday. The lanes will close again from 9 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday. The lanes will close a final time from 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday.

I-75

Two southbound lanes and a shoulder will close between the Tara Boulevard overpass and Jonesboro Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday.

Two northbound lanes and a shoulder will close between the Tara Boulevard overpass and Jonesboro Road from 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday.

One southbound lane will close between Jonesboro Road and Hampton Road from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday.

Two southbound lanes will close between Jonesboro Road and Hampton Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday.

Two southbound lanes will close between Jonesboro Road and Hampton Road from 9 p.m. Sunday to 7 a.m. Monday

One southbound lane will close between Hudson Bridge Road and Jodeco and Flippen roads from 6 a.m. Sunday to 7 a.m. Monday.

I-85

Two northbound lanes will close between Riverdale Road and Virginia Avenue Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Georgia (State Route) 400

One northbound lane will close between Keith Bridge Road and Peachtree Parkway from 9 p.m. Friday to noon Monday.

The southbound on-ramp at the MARTA station will close from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Other state routes

On Main Street in Alpharetta, one lane will close between Academy Street and the Forsyth County line from 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday.

On Lavista Road, two southbound lanes will close between I-285 and Briarcliff Road from 8 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday.

On Lawrenceville Highway, one lane will close between Stanley Court and the Barrow County line Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

 


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