Barrow, Gwinnett, Jackson Counties Construction Activity Continues for I-85 Widening Project

Press release from the Georgia Department of Transportation

BRASELTON, Ga., – Construction activity for the I-85 Widening project will require lane closures next week along the corridor in Gwinnett, Barrow, and Jackson counties.

Beginning Sunday night through Friday night, bridge construction operations at the Flowery Branch Road overpass will necessitate double-lane closures along I-85 northbound and southbound between SR 211 in Barrow County and Spout Springs Road in Gwinnett County. A single-lane closure will be in place from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m., followed by a double-lane closure from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through Thursday nights. On Friday night a single-lane closure will be in place from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. followed by a double-lane closure from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Bridge construction operations at the Jesse Cronic Road overpass will necessitate single-lane closures along I-85 in both directions between SR 211 and SR 53 in Jackson County Sunday through Friday nights. Work will take place from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through Thursday nights, and from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. Friday night.

Additionally, traffic pacing operations will occur Sunday through Friday night along I-85 in both directions between Hamilton Mill Road in Gwinnett County to SR 211 in Barrow County from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Drivers are advised to obey posted speed limits and traffic control measures inside the project limits. Additional information about the I-85 Widening project can be found at http://www.dot.ga.gov/BS/Projects/SpecialProjects/I85WideningI985SR53.

 

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