Braselton, Ga. Late Monday, June 8, 2020, as part of the I-85 Widening, Phase 1 project, Georgia Department of Transportation construction partners opened the new, third general purpose lane to motorists on I-85 in both directions between SR 211 in Barrow County to SR 53 in Jackson County. Work continues on Flowery Branch Road Bridge over I-85. The I-85 Widening, Phase 1 project was the first Major Mobility Investment Program (MMIP) project to break ground.
Drivers are advised to obey posted speed limits and traffic control measures inside the project limits. Information on the I-85 Widening, Phase 1 project is available on the Georgia DOT project website at https://majormobilityga.com/projects/i85widening/.