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​I-285/I-20 East Interchange

The I-285/I-20 East Interchange Project will improve traffic flow and safety at the busy I-285/I-20 East interchange. A continual source of peak period delays, this critical juncture in DeKalb County requires operational and geometry improvements to address an inefficient flow of traffic and safety performance.


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 Project Status

Georgia DOT is performing environmental field work and traffic analysis for the project. The General Engineering Consultant (GEC), Parsons Corporation, was selected in the summer of 2017. The project is currently in the environmental process, which will continue through 2021. Construction is anticipated to begin in 2022 and complete in 2025. Both the schedule and estimated cost are subject to change.

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5 Things You Need to Know

  1. Improves traffic flow and safety
  2. Constructs westbound collector-distributor lanes that run parallel to the interstate and help improve traffic flow, speed, and safety
  3. Adds new lane-miles along I-20 east
  4. Helps decrease motorist travel times
  5. One of the initial 11 large-scale Major Mobility Investment Program projects to improve transportation in Georgia’s metro

Major Mobility Investment Program (MMIP)

The project is part of Georgia DOT’s Major Mobility Investment Program, which currently includes an initial 11 large-scale projects that will build a better Georgia by enhancing mobility and safety, fueling economic growth, and improving Georgians’ quality of life.

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(470) 407-9167 (voicemail)

Mailing Address

Georgia DOT - One Georgia Center
600 West Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30308

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