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Georgia Express Lanes are optional toll lanes that run alongside existing interstates in some of the most congested corridors around metro Atlanta. These lanes provide a choice for drivers to pay a toll to bypass congestion when desired, offer a clear path for transit operators and add an alternative to the roads that exist today.  Express Lanes are intended to provide a mobility choice and more reliable travel times in peak periods for motorists and bus patrons.   The result is a network of lanes that provide more reliable and predictable trip times.  All Georgia Express Lanes rely on variable-price tolling to maintain free-flowing travel even during peak travel times. Express lanes are already open on I-85, but more corridors are in development and in different configurations.

The I-75 South Metro Express Lanes run 12 miles along I-75 from State Route 155 (McDonough Road) in Henry County to State Route 138 (Stockbridge Highway) in Clayton County. Opened to traffic in 2017.

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The I-75 South Metro Express Lanes run 12 miles along I-75 from State Route 155 (McDonough Road) in Henry County to State Route 138 (Stockbridge Highway) in Clayton County. Opened to traffic in 2017.

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The I-85 Express Lanes run 16 miles along I-85 from Chamblee Tucker Road, just south of I-285, to Old Peachtree Road in Gwinnett County. Opened to traffic in 2011.

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A Peach Pass is required to travel on the Georgia Express Lanes. You can also use it while traveling to Florida or North Carolina.

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State Approves Sale of GARVEE Bonds for Revive 285 Project

December 19, 2016

Revive 285

The State Transportation Board, and the Board of Directors of the State Road and Tollway Authority (SRTA) have approved the sale of Grant Anticipation Revenue Vehicle (GARVEE) bonds to fund early acquisition of needed right of way on the Revive 285 project.

The Revive 285 project consists of approximately 12 miles of two new express lanes along both sides of I-285 from I-75 in Cobb County to I-85 in DeKalb County. The project will also include improvements to both the I-85 and I-75 interchanges, as well as collector distributor lanes.  Revive 285 is part of an overall major program to bring mobility improvements to this heavily congested route in the metro Atlanta area.

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