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Traffic won't be kind to Cobb County this weekend


 

Drivers this weekend should see heavy delays on I-75.

Work on the Northwest express lanes in Cobb County could have drivers sitting in traffic for awhile. The small bright spot: Much of the roadwork happens overnight.

The lucky travelers this weekend? Downtown drivers. There's few roadwork projects that will clog their commute.

Here are your trouble spots:

Northwest Corridor Express Lanes

One shoulder will close on Frey Gin Road between Wylie Drive and East Frey Gin Road from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. A flagging operation will also take place during that time.

Alternating lanes will close on Roswell Road between Frey Gin Road and Wylie Drive from 7 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday and from 7 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday.

I-575

A traffic shift will take place between Ridgewalk Parkway and Sixes Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.

A northbound shoulder will close at the entrance ramp to Chastain Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

I-75

Alternating lane closures will take place between Barrett Parkway and the I-75/I-85 interchange from 8 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

Two lanes will close between Cumberland Boulevard and Mt. Paran Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

Up to three lanes will close between South Marietta Parkway and Delk Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Sunday

The southbound entrance ramp to Chastain Road will close from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

The southbound and northbound exit ramp to Wade Green Road will close from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Two lanes will close near the northbound exit ramp to Windy Hill Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 9 p.m. Sunday.

One lane will close between Windy Hill Road and the I-75/I-285 flyover ramp from 9 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Monday.

One lane will close between Wade Green and Woodstock roads from 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday.

I-285

Two westbound lanes will close between Cumberland Boulevard and Mt. Wilkerson Parkway from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

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

One eastbound lane will close between Paces Ferry Road and Mt. Wilkerson Parkway from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.   

South Metro Express Lanes

One southbound lane will close between Hampton and Jodeco/Flippen roads from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

I-85 Express Lanes

One northbound lane will close between Gravel Springs and Hamilton Mill roads from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Sunday.

Two lanes will close near Buford Drive leading to the on-ramps to the I-85 interchange from 9 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Sunday.

I-20

Two eastbound lanes will close near Fulton Industrial Boulevard leading to I-285 from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.

I-285

Two lanes will close near Atlanta Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Sunday.

State Routes

A moving operation will take place on I-675 near Stockbridge Road for bridge rehabilitation from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.


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