Expected statewide traffic delays during Friday and weekend travel times

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As well as the local streets that will be closed for the Loganville Christmas Parade on Saturday, the Georgia Department of Transportation shared the following statewide lane and road closings this weekend.

Press release from Georgia Department of Transportation

Georgia Department of Transportation continues to improve highway infrastructure throughout Metropolitan Atlanta and statewide. As a result, work on construction and maintenance projects will continue this weekend. In addition, with the convergence events happening in the downtown and Midtown area beginning Friday and continuing throughout the weekend; motorists are advised to plan ahead, expect heavy delays and seek alternate routes.

Major projects of interest that will likely impact traffic includes the North Express Lanes projectand the Transform 285/400 improvement project; which is dedicated to help reduce traffic congestion and enhance safety near the I-285/SR 400 interchange in metro Atlanta.

Click the following links to view the overall weekend lane closures:

As always, for information about travel conditions on Georgia’s interstates and state routes, call 511 before getting on the road. Georgia 511 is a free phone service that provides real-time traffic and travel information statewide, including traffic conditions, incidents, lane closures, and delays. Callers can transfer to operators to request assistance or report incidents 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In metro Atlanta, you can also request HERO assistance by calling 511. More information is available at www.511ga.org.

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The Georgia Department of Transportation is committed to providing a safe, seamless and sustainable transportation system that supports Georgia’s economy and is sensitive to both its citizens and its environment.  For more information on Georgia DOT, please visit www.dot.ga.gov.  You also may follow us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/GeorgiaDOTand Twitter(http://twitter.com/GADeptofTrans).

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