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GDOT closing lane on I-285 for Flat Shoals bridge project

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GDOT closing lane on I-285 for Flat Shoals bridge project

Photo obtained via http://www.dot.ga.gov/
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During the day on Tuesday, Jan. 30, and Wednesday, Jan. 31, the Georgia Department of Transportation will close one of the I-285 eastbound lanes for the Flat Shoals bridge project.

The bridge work is part of a project that will reconstruct the interchange at I-285 and Flat Shoals Road.

The project includes:

  • Construction of a new bridge along SR 155 over I-285

  • Construction of two through lanes and bike lanes in each direction

  • Construction of dual, left-turn lanes from SR 155 (northbound/southbound) onto I-285 (eastbound/westbound)

  • Widening of interstate exit ramps to provide dual left and right turn lanes onto SR 155

  • Construction of noise walls under the Panthersville Road Bridge at I-285

Source: GDOT

The I-285 lane will be closed between I-20 and Bouldercrest Road on both days from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., assuming weather cooperates.

According to a recent press release, “motorists are advised to expect delays and use signed detours, exercise caution, and reduce their speed while traveling through work zones.”

More information can also be found by checking out the project website: www.flatshoals285.org.

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