The Georgia Department of Transportation announces Express Lane work south of Atlanta on Interstate 75 is progressing and another project milestone will occur this weekend.
A traffic shift to the final configuration will begin near Exit 224, Hudson Bridge Road along the southbound lanes of I-75. The contractor is allowed to install lane closures at 3.5 mile intervals and will progress southbound as work is completed to Exit 216, SR 155.
With the weather expected to be near perfect this weekend; the contractor will begin at 9 p.m. Friday, September 23 with a single lane closure then at midnight a double lane closure will be installed and will be continuous throughout the weekend until 7 a.m. Monday morning, September 26. Delays are expected as the contractor removes and replaces striping for the new alignment.
Motorists are strongly encouraged to find alternate routes as this work must be completed.
The I-75 South Metro Express Lanes project will add 2 toll lanes along I-75 south of Atlanta. The project corridor extends 12 miles, from SR 155/McDonough Road to SR 138/ Stockbridge Highway. These new lanes are being built within the median of the existing roadways.
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