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Temporary Ramp Closures, Detour on I-75 This Weekend in Georgia

The Georgia DOT has been notified by the contractor of the temporary closure for concrete slab replacement of the exit ramp from I-75 northbound to Exit 149.

The ramp will close Saturday night, May 5 at 9:00 p.m. and reopen for traffic Sunday morning at 10:00 a.m. Motorists will be directed to Exit 153; Sardis Church Road to I-75 southbound in order to return to Exit 149.

All work and closure times are dependent on weather conditions.

Whenever you approach a work zone: slow down; allow extra distance between vehicles; read signs; and expect the unexpected.


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I-75 Resurfacing Project Begins, Expect Delays

Work crews for the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) are set to begin resurfacing of approximately 11 miles on I-75 from the Chattahoochee River in Fulton County to just north of Allgood Road in Cobb County; from I-285 eastbound over I-75 to just west of the Chattahoochee River Bridge; and all ramps and collector-distributor (CD lanes that are currently not included in the Northwest Corridor Express Lanes project. This project is designed to address the deteriorating condition of the roadway’s surface.

Starting Monday, April 23, crews will work on the I-75 northbound to Cumberland Boulevard exit ramp. Motorists traveling on I-75 northbound to that exit will be routed to take Windy Hill Road to I-75 southbound to Cumberland Boulevard. Changeable message boards will be in place to route traffic.

“We strongly advise motorists to be prepared, plan ahead and know before you go,” said Georgia DOT Metro District Engineer Kathy Zahul. “This highly anticipated resurfacing project will create a smoother and safer ride for all commuters. We ask motorists to please pardon our progress and pack your patience while on the road.”

Throughout the project and due to the nature of the work, some interstate on-and off-ramps may be closed temporarily and detours implemented. In addition, the resurfacing on I-75 will require intermittent single, double and triple lane closures to allow the work to progress efficiently while ensuring driver and worker safety. To minimize delays, most lane closures will be restricted to nighttime and weekend hours.

These are high traffic volume routes. As always, motorists traveling in the area are reminded to reduce their speeds in the work zone. Motorists are also encouraged to wear seatbelts, eliminate distractions behind the wheel, and plan their routes before getting on the road by calling 511 for real-time information on work status and traffic conditions.

“Work zones serve as the workplace for GDOT workers and contractors. It is vitally important that they are safe and able to return home to their families as they carry out their duties,” Zahul added.


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Multiple Lane Closure for I-75 Construction in Georgia This Week

The Georgia Department of Transportation reports that they will be conducting a multiple-lane closure on I-75 northbound for bridgework on the Northwest Corridor Express Lanes project.

This work will take place on Monday, April 9 at 10:00PM through Tuesday, April 10, at 5:00 AM and Tuesday, April 10, at 10:00 PM through Wednesday, April 11, at 5:00 AM.

Use caution while traveling and anticipate potential delays.


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Several I-75 Rest Areas in Georgia Closed for Renovations

The Georgia Department of Transportation reports that several rest areas along I-75 are currently closed or will be closing for renovations. Motorists will not be able to access facility driveways, parking areas or building during construction.

  • ​Rest Area #5 Cook County
    ​I-75 Northbound at mile marker 46.7
    Closed: ​3/27/2017
    Reopens: 5/4/2018
  • Rest Area #6 Cook County
    I-75 Southbound at mile marker 48.0
    Closed: ​​3/27/2017
    Reopens: ​​5/4/2018
  • Rest Area #22 Monroe County
    I-75 Southbound at mile marker 179.0
    Closed: 1/29/2018
    Reopens: 6/28/2018
  • Rest Area #34 Gordon County
    I-75 Northbound at mile marker 308.0
    Closed: 1/29/2018
    Reopens: 6/28/2018
  • Rest Area #35 Gordon County
    I-75 Southbound at mile marker 320.0
    Closed: 1/29/2018
    Reopens: 6/28/2018

NOTE: There are no welcome center closings scheduled. The number of days closed/re-open date is anticipated and subject to change.


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Modified I-75 Express Lanes Operation for NASCAR Event in Atlanta

The Georgia Department of Transportation reports that this weekend the I-75 South Metro Express Lanes will operate on a modified schedule to accommodate the expected race traffic for the NASCAR event at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

  • The lanes will reverse southbound Friday, February 23 at normal reversal time (11:00 AM).
  • The lanes will remain in the southbound direction until Saturday afternoon (February 24).
  • The lanes will reverse northbound Saturday, February 24 at 1:00 PM.

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