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Notice  Lane Closures Suspended During July 4th Weekend

06/27/2016

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Georgia DOT is suspending construction-related lane closures for the July 4th weekend beginning at 5AM on Friday, July 1 and extending until 12:01AM. on Tuesday, July 5.  Lane closures will be limited on interstates and state routes that directly serve major tourist and recreation centers.

Drive Alert. Arrive Alive

Traffic deaths are up and Georgia DOT urges drivers to DriveAlert ArriveAlive - to always buckle up, stay off the phone and focus on driving.

Work Zone Safety

The Department reminds travelers to exercise caution as crews may still work in proximity to highways; and safety concerns may require some long-term lane closures to remain in place. Also, incident management or emergency, maintenance-related lane closures could become necessary at any time on any route. Visit Georgia DOT's Work Zone Safety website to learn more.

Real-Time Travel Info

Georgia DOT advises motorists to call or visit 511 for updated information about travel conditions on Georgia’s interstates and state routes before heading out.

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Traffic AlertsDate
Statewide: Lane Closures06/23/2016
Special Events06/23/2016
Metro Atlanta: Lane Closures06/23/2016

     ‭(Hidden)‬ Travel Announcements

    AlertDescription Date TimeLocation
    Lane Closures Suspended During July 4th Weekend
    DriveAlertArriveAlive
    Learn More

    Georgia DOT is suspending construction-related lane closures for the July 4th weekend beginning at 5AM on Friday, July 1 and extending until 12:01AM. on Tuesday, July 5.  Lane closures will be limited on interstates and state routes that directly serve major tourist and recreation centers.

    Drive Alert. Arrive Alive

    Traffic deaths are up and Georgia DOT urges drivers to DriveAlert ArriveAlive - to always buckle up, stay off the phone and focus on driving.

    Work Zone Safety

    The Department reminds travelers to exercise caution as crews may still work in proximity to highways; and safety concerns may require some long-term lane closures to remain in place. Also, incident management or emergency, maintenance-related lane closures could become necessary at any time on any route. Visit Georgia DOT's Work Zone Safety website to learn more.

    Real-Time Travel Info

    Georgia DOT advises motorists to call or visit 511 for updated information about travel conditions on Georgia’s interstates and state routes before heading out.

    View Press Release

    06/27/2016

     

    Teen Driving  

    Notice Teens in the Driver Seat

    Teens in the Driver Seat (TDS) is a FREE peer-to-peer safety program designed to reduce the frequency of fatal crashes involving teen drivers by targeting young people behind the wheel. Georgia DOT and the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) have partnered together and developed safety messages surrounding the five major causes of accidents: Driving at Night, Speeding and Racing, Distractions, Seat Belt Usage and Drugs and Alcohol

     

     

    ​Distracted Driving Videos

    Watch Georgia DOT's series of educational videos about the impact of distracting driving. This video series was released in support of the Federal Highway Administration's Toward Zero Deaths initiative to reduce fatalities on the roadways.​