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​2017 Summer Construction: Pardon Our Progress

Georgia DOT will conduct numerous road construction and maintenance projects during the summer months, which is our busiest construction period of the year. These projects are a part of our effort to preserve and maintain one of Georgia’s best investments: our roads.

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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 Project05/22/2017
Overnight Lane Closures Planned on Abernathy Road for Transform 285/400 Improvement Project05/17/2017
Overnight Lane Closures Planned on Abernathy Road for the Transform 285/400 Improvement Project05/15/2017

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ProjectDescription
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 demolition and reconstruction of the I-85 bridge near Piedmont Road is currently underway.  This section of I-85 is scheduled to reopen by June 15, 2017.

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 will replace the existing two-lane SR 299 bridge at I-24 in Dade County, north of the City of Trenton. This project will improve bridge safety.

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.