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

Traffic signal hiccup causes backup at Northridge and Ga. 400

A malfunction with a southbound ramp meter that allows traffic to trickle onto Ga. 400 from Northridge Road caused a major backup on Tuesday morning.

A technician was working on the issue Tuesday and that the ramp meter will be fixed by Wednesday morning's rush hour, according to a spokesperson for the state Department of Transportation.

The ramp meters had been out of service for a little more than a year while construction has been ongoing at the interchange. It was reactivated last Monday, according to Natalie Dale, a spokeswoman for the Georgia Department of Transportation.

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