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      I-16/I-75 Interchange Project (Pleasant Hill Mitigation)
      This interchange reconstruction project will improve the safety of the corridor by widening and reconstructing I-75 from Hardeman Avenue to Pierce Avenue and I-16 from I-75 to Walnut Creek within the City of Macon.
      I-285/SR 400 Improvement Project
      The project is designed to help reduce traffic congestion and enhance safety in the area near the I-285/SR 400 interchange in metro Atlanta.
      I-85 Express Lanes Extension
      This project proposes the addition of 10 miles of newly constructed toll lanes north of the existing I-85 Express lanes at Old Peachtree Road to Hamilton Mill Road in Gwinnett County.
      I-85 Rebuild

      ​The I-85 bridge near Piedmont Road was reopened to traffic on May 13, 2017.  Learn more about Georgia DOT's efforts to rebuild the I-85 bridge.

      Northside Drive Corridor
      The Northside Drive corridor within the City of Atlanta has two primary road projects that are currently in the study or construction phases: Northside Drive Corridor Improvement Project (I-20 to I-75), and Northside Drive Project (I-75 to Northside Pkwy).
      Northwest Corridor Express Lanes
      The project involves adding 29.7 miles of toll lanes along I-75 from Akers Mill Rd to Hickory Grove Road and along I-575 from I-75 to Sixes Road.
      Rome-Cartersville Development Corridor
      The purpose of the Rome-Cartersville Development Corridor (RCDC) is to connect US 411 and I-75, providing improved mobility for commuters, residents, and freight movement throughout Floyd and Bartow Counties.
      SR 20 Improvements
      Georgia DOT is developing potential improvements along SR 20 from I-575 in Canton to the west side of Cumming.
      SR 26/US 80 Project: Bull River & Lazaretto Creek Bridges
      Georgia DOT is working on plans to relieve congestion, improve traffic conditions, and encourage transportation safety on the US 80 bridges and roadway between Tybee Island and the mainland.
      State Route 299 Over I-24 Bridge Replacement

      ​Georgia DOT replaced the two-lane SR 299 bridge at I-24 in Dade County using the Acclereated Bridge Construction (ABC) method. The ABC method allowed the removal old structure and construction of the new bridge to occur within a 56-hour time period.

      State Route 400 Widening
      This $47 million Design-Build project will widen State Route 400 in Forsyth County from McFarland Parkway Interchange to State Route 369/Browns Bridge Road.
      US 441 Improvements
      Georgia DOT is developing potential improvements along US 441 from Madison Bypass in Morgan County to Watkinsville Bypass in Oconee County.
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      Know Before You Go

      We want to make sure motorists are informed about scheduled roadwork that may impact travel on our roadways. There will be construction projects on major highways throughout the state, leading to significant delays – especially during weeknights and weekends.. Before heading out, call or visit 5-1-1 to receive real-time information on travel conditions in your area.

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      Overnight Lane Closures Planned on SR 400 for the Transform 285/400 Improvement Project06/22/2017
      Overnight Lane Closures Planned on Lake Forrest Drive for Transform 285-400 Improvement Project06/14/2017
      Nighttime Double and Single Lane Closures on I-285 and Ramps for the Transform 285/400 Improvement Project06/12/2017

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