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Sorry, metro Atlanta. Your weekend will be full of lane closures


Take a look at the complete list of this weekend’s planned roadwork and lane closures around metro Atlanta’s interstates, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation.

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Cobb County

  • The Express Lanes Project will require a traffic shift at the I-285 westbound interchange to I-75 northbound from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Saturday;
  • Two eastbound lanes will close at the I-285 interchange to I-75 from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Saturday;
  • Alternating lanes will close on the I-285 westbound collector-distributer lanes to I-75 southbound from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Saturday;
  • On I-75, two southbound lanes will close at Barrett Parkway from 10 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Saturday;
  • On I-75, two northbound lanes will close between Windy Hill Road and SR 280/Delk Road and two southbound lanes will close between SR 120 Loop/South Marietta Parkway and SR 280/Delk Road from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Saturday;
  • On I-75 southbound, one lane will close on the on-ramp to the Canton Road Connector exit and at the SR 280/ Delk Road exit from 9:30 a.m., until 4 p.m., Saturday;
  • One right lane will close on Frey Road from 9:30 a.m., until 4 p.m., Saturday;
  • A flagging operation will take place on Bells Ferry Road under I-75 from 9:30 a.m., until 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday;
  • Sign structure work will require one northbound lane closure on I-75 between Windy Hill Road and SR 120 Loop/North Marietta Parkway and at SR 280/Delk Road from 7 p.m., Saturday until 5 p.m., Sunday;

DeKalb County

  • Sign structure work will also require two westbound and one eastbound lane closures on I-285 at Bouldercrest Road from 9 p.m., Saturday until 5 a.m., Monday;

North Fulton County

  • Two northbound lanes will close on the I-285 westbound ramp to I-85 northbound for concrete rehabilitation. Traffic will be diverted to the Plesantdale Road exit and merge onto I-85 northbound. The closure will take place from 9 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday; and finally
  • One lane will close on SR 237/Piedmont Road at Habersham Road from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.

South Fulton County

  • Work on the South Metro Express Lanes will require one northbound lane and shoulder closure on I-675 at SR 138/ Stockbridge Road continuously from 7 p.m., Friday until 5 a.m., Monday;
  • Work on the South Metro Express Lanes will also require one lane closure on I-75 northbound between the I-675 interchange and SR 138 from 7 a.m., until 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday;
  • Additionally, sign structure work on I-285 will require two westbound lane closures between SR 139/Riverdale Road and the I-85 interchange from 12 p.m., Saturday until 5 a.m., Monday;
  • Lastly, sign structure work on I-285 will require one westbound lane closure at SR 54/Jonesboro Road from 9 a.m., until 12 p.m., Saturday;
  • On I-20, one eastbound lane and the shoulder will close between SR 70/Fulton Industrial Boulevard and the I-285 interchange from 9 p.m., Friday until 7 p.m., Sunday;
  • Also on I-20, two eastbound lanes will close between SR 139/ Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Joseph E. Lowery Boulevard from 10 p.m., Friday until 7 p.m., Sunday;


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