Concrete rehab work continues on I-285 in Cobb and Fulton this weekend

I-285 sign accompanying article about daytime lane closures CobbI-285 sign (public domain image from MUTCD manual)

The continuing concrete rehab work on I-285 in Cobb and Fulton counties will result in lane closures that began Friday night and will continue through the weekend.

The schedule and locations of the lane closings are in the following press release from the Georgia Department of Transportation:

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) contractors will install overnight and daytime lane closures on I-285 this weekend to continue the ongoing concrete slab rehabilitation project.
 
Weather permitting, these are the closures scheduled for Friday, August 7 through Sunday, August 9:

  • One right lane will be closed on I-285 southbound between Donald L. Hollowell Parkway and Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive from 10:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. on Saturday;
  • Two right lanes will be closed on I-285 northbound from Campbellton Road to Cascade Road on Saturday and Sunday, from  6:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.;
  • One right lane will be closed on I-285 southbound from Martin Lither King Jr Drive to Cascade Road on Saturday from 8:00 p.m. until 8:00 a.m. on Sunday; and
  • One right lane will be closed on I-285 southbound from Campbellton Road to Camp Creek Parkway on Sunday from 6:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

Drivers are encouraged to plan for additional travel time, use alternate travel modes or find alternate travel routes.
  
As always, motorists traveling in the area are reminded to reduce their speeds in the work zone. Motorists are also encouraged to wear seatbelts, eliminate distractions behind the wheel, and plan their routes before getting on the road by calling 511 for real-time information on work status and traffic conditions.

About GDOT

According to the Georgia Department of Transportation website:

Under the leadership of Commissioner Russell McMurry, P.E., Georgia Department of Transportation plans, designs, constructs, maintains and improves the state’s roads and bridges, and interstate highways; and provides planning and financial support for other modes of transportation including rail, transit, general aviation, and bicycle and pedestrian programs. The department is also involved in waterways, including the Savannah and Brunswick ports and intracoastal waterway.

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