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I-85 Widening (I-985 to SR 53)

The I-85 Widening corridor improvements will provide relief to motorists in this heavily congested area by widening I-85 from two to three lanes in both directions from I-985 to SR 53. Additional work on the project includes replacing three overpass bridges along I-85.

 5 Things You Need to Know

  1. The first of the initial 11-large scale MMIP projects
  2. The project adds new lane miles on I-85 in metro Atlanta with new lanes built into the median
  3. No right-of-way will be acquired as part of the project. Additionally, no interchange work is proposed as part of the project.
  4. The bridges being replaced are more than 50 years old and the replacements will require temporary detours
  5. The project takes place in Gwinnett, Barrow, and Jackson Counties

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Fact Sheet

An overview of the I-85 widening project from I-985 to SR 53.

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Email & Phone
majormobility@dot.ga.gov
(404) 347-0185 (voicemail)

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

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