Daytime Lane Closures Planned for I-85 Express Lanes Extension Project

Press release from Georgia Department of Transportation

The Georgia Department of Transportation announced that it will be closing lanes on i-85 to perform various construction activities Tuesday and Wednesday Sept. 18 – 19, 2018. These will take place at the following times and places.

  • I-85 northbound right lane from McGinnis Ferry Road to Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road (Exit 111), Tuesday, Sept. 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for ramp meter work
  • I-85 southbound right lane from Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road to McGinnis Ferry Road, Tuesday, Sept. 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for ramp meter work
  • I-85 southbound right lane from Old Peachtree Road to north of Sugarloaf Parkway, Wednesday, Sept. 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for temporary sign removal

Advisory:  Exact dates may change due to weather or other factors. Motorists are cautioned to reduce their speed while traveling through work zones, pay attention and watch for workers. Before heading out, get real-time information on work status and traffic conditions. Call 511, visit, or download the Georgia 511 app.

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