Bridge repair work continues at Barrett Parkway over I-75

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More weekend lane closures are scheduled for rehabilitation of the Barrett Parkway bridge over I-75. The Georgia Department of Transportation sent the following news release:

ATLANTA, GA –Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) contractors will install lane closures on I-75 southbound over Barrett Parkway this weekend in Cobb County. These closures are needed to perform rehabilitation of the I-75 bridges over Barrett Parkway. 

Weather permitting, one left lane will be closed on I-75 southbound in proximity of the SR 5 Connector/Barrett Parkway (exit 269) from 9:00 pm. on Friday, July 10 until 5:00 a.m. on Monday, July 13.  
These closures will ensure safety for work crews and drivers as workers demo and replace the bridge approach slabs and perform asphalt paving operations. This project will provide rehabilitation of the I-75 northbound and southbound bridges over Barrett Parkway, including bridge joint replacement, deck overhang repairs, replacement of anchor bolts, and painting of the superstructures.    

Message boards will give drivers advance notice of the upcoming traffic pacing and lane closures. Motorists are advised to expect delays and use signed detours, exercise caution, and reduce their speed while traveling through work zones. Before heading out, get real-time information on work status and traffic conditions. Call 511, visit, or download the Georgia 511 app.