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Avoid travel on I-20, top end of I-285 this weekend

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Avoid travel on I-20, top end of I-285 this weekend

Atlanta Downtown Connector. Source: Wikimedia commons

Atlanta Downtown Connector. Source: Wikimedia commons

The Georgia Department of Transportation says that bridge joint repairs and sign structure work will cause delays on the top end of I-285 and I-20 this weekend.

GDOT is asking drivers to avoid “non-essential travel” on these roads.

Here is the project list from GDOT:

– Sign structure work near the top end of I-285 will require two westbound lane closures between Northlake Parkway and Chamblee-Tucker Road and one eastbound lane closure between New Northside Drive to Lavista Road, continuously from 7:30 pm, Friday until 5 am, Monday;

– Additional sign structure work will require one northbound and southbound lane to close on I-75 from SR 280/ Delk Road to SR 120 Loop/ South Marietta Parkway continuously from 7:30 am, Saturday until 5:30 pm, Sunday;

– Bridge joint repairs on I-20 will require three westbound lanes closures between the I-75/85 interchange to Lee Street and two eastbound lanes from SR 139/ Martin Luther King Jr. Drive to  Joseph  Lowery Boulevard continuously from 9 pm, Friday, until 5 am, Monday;

– Bridge joint repairs  will also require two eastbound lane closures on I-20 between Fulton Industrial Boulevard and the I-285 interchange, continuously from  9 pm, Friday, until 5 am, Monday;

– On Georgia (State Route) 400, one northbound lane will close between Sidney Marcus Boulevard and the I-285 interchange from 7 am, Saturday until 7 pm, Sunday for fiber optic cable installation;

– One lane on SR 140/Holcomb Bridge Road at Old Alabama Road will close daily from 9 pm, Friday to 5 am, Monday;

– Pipeline construction will require one lane closure at SR 237/Piedmont Road and Habersham Road from 8 am, until 5 pm, Saturday; and finally

– On SR 154/ Memorial Drive, one lane will close between the Moreland Avenue and Wilkinson Drive and one lane will close on SR 154/ Memorial Drive between East Lake Drive and Candler Road both closures are from 9 am, until 3 pm, Saturday.