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Northwest Corridor

The Northwest Corridor Express Lanes are now open to traffic. The express lanes are made up of 29.7 miles along I-75 from Akers Mill Rd to Hickory Grove Road and along I-575 from I-75 to Sixes Road. Two express lanes have been built to the west of the existing lanes along I-75 between I-285 and I-575. From that interchange, one express lane was added along I-75 north to Hickory Grove Road and one express lane was added along I-575 to Sixes Road.


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      Selection of Private Sector Partner

      On June 23, 2013, the State Board of Transportation (STB) Northwest Express Roadbuilders (NWER) voted to accept the Northwest Express Roadbuilders (NWER) a joint venture of Archer Western and Hubbard Construction as the apparent best value proposer and private sector partner for the Northwest Corridor project.

      The project contract with NWER was executed in November 2013, and design and pre-construction activities are underway. Design and pre-construction activities were conducted leading up to the start of project construction. Construction on the Northwest Corridor Express Lanes broke ground in October 2014. The project is anticipated to open to traffic in summer of 2018. Below are links to documents and information related to the Northwest Corridor procurement process.


      Environmental

      Environmental Website


      RFQ: Northwest Corridor Project
      Notice of Intent
      Addendum #1: Clean
      Addendum #1: Redline
      Question and Answer Matrix
      Reference Documents


      Evaluation and Selection Process
      Evaluation Process Summary
      Public Comments & Responses for Proposals
      Northwest Express Roadbuilders Executive Summary
      NWC Project: Ranking and Best Value Determination

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       Contacts

      For information about the project, please contact:

      Stephen Lively, Northwest Corridor Project Manager
      Georgia DOT - One Georgia Center
      600 West Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30308
      ManagedLaneInfo@dot.ga.gov

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      The update highlights major events of the Northwest Corridor Express Lanes project. NOTE: Construction activity will occur in the shoulders off of the general purpose lanes and in the grassed areas along the I-75 and I-285 interchange throughout the next several months.

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      Northwest Corridor Express Lanes

      The Northwest Corridor project will improve travel in the I-75/I-575 corridor by 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. Two Express lanes will be built to the west of the existing lanes along I-75 between I-285 and I-575. From that interchange, one express lane will be added along I-75 north to Hickory Grove Road and one express lane will be added along I-575 to Sixes Road.