Georgia’s I-16/I-75 Interchange Project Updates: November 3-5

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Contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) will continue construction activities related to the I-16/I-75 Interchange Improvement Project next week in Macon-Bibb.  Weather and on-site conditions permitting, the scheduled activities beginning Friday, November 3 – Sunday, November 5, 2023, are listed below.

  • Beginning 8:30 p.m. on Friday until 10:00 a.m. on Saturday morning, two right lanes will be closed on Coliseum Drive southbound between Main Street and the Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard entrance ramp to I-16 westbound. Crews will be restriping the roadway and relocating the barrier walls in preparation to shift traffic shift onto the newly constructed I-16 westbound entrance ramp.
  • Beginning 9:00 p.m. on Saturday until 5:00 a.m. on Sunday, crews will shift traffic onto the new I-16 westbound entrance ramp from Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.      

Ongoing, Long-term Closures:

  • Webb Street will be closed to traffic while crews work on concrete pavement at Walnut Street.  Traffic will be detoured to Hudson Street and Orchard Avenue during the closure. On-site signage will advise drivers of the closure and detour.
  • The far right lane of I-75 northbound at the Georgia 19/Georgia Avenue exit (exit 164) is closed to traffic for several months.
  • Spring Street’s far right lane at the I-16 westbound on-ramp as well as the right-hand on-ramp to    I-16 westbound are both closed for several months; the Spring Street on-ramp to I-16 westbound has been relocated to the far left lane.

The I-16/I-75 Interchange Improvement Project, is a $500 million safety and mobility megaproject. With its massive scope to widen and reconstruct I-16, I-75 and their interchange in Macon-Bibb, this project is being delivered in seven design and construction phases that will continue through 2030.  When complete, new CD lanes, additional interstate lanes, new interstate on-and off-ramps, upgrades to 11 bridges, new walls, upgraded drainage systems, etc. will deliver safer and improved mobility for Macon-Bibb’s local commuters and businesses, regional travelers and commercial freight from the Georgia southern coast to destinations within the state and throughout the U.S.

Advisory: Dates may change due to weather or other factors. Motorists are advised to expect delays, exercise caution, and reduce their speed while traveling through work zones.

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