GDOT sets more lane closures for Ga. 400, I-285


Two left lanes and the left shoulder of Ga. 400 will be closed overnight in both directions between Hammond Drive and Abernathy Road as crews working for the state prepare for the reconstruction of the Ga. 400/I-285 interchange.

The closures are scheduled for 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly through Feb. 16 in the top-end Perimeter area of North Fulton and DeKalb counties, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation.

Also, from 8 p.m. Feb. 16 to 6 a.m. Feb. 17, alternately one right lane and one left lane will be closed in both directions on Ga. 400 between the Glenridge Connector and Pitts Road; and on I-285 from the Lake Forest Drive underpass to east of Ashford Dunwoody Road.

Additionally, a daytime lane closure is planned from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., Feb. 14 and 15, for the right shoulder lane (flex lane) of northbound Ga. 400 from the MARTA North Springs Station to just north of Spalding Drive. Information: http://bit.ly/2jfU8S7



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