Gwinnett, Barrow Counties… Portion of I-85 Widening Project opens to traffic

Part of the I-85 Widening project opened all lanes of I-85 in both directions between Hamilton Mill Road in Gwinnett County and SR 211 in Barrow County on Friday, Oct. 25.

Georgia Department of Transportation announced that roadway improvements have been completed in this area. Work will continue in both directions between SR 211 and SR 53 in Jackson County. The I-85 Widening project is the first Major Mobility Investment Program (MMIP) project to break ground.


Advisory:  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

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