July 14 2017 | Weekend construction and road closures

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Transportation has released updated information for lane closures and construction schedules that are going on over the weekend.

Statewide lane closures

Special events:

  • AmericasMart will be holding the International Gift and Home Furnishings Market Friday-Saturday from 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
  • Georgia World Congress Center is hosting the V-103 Car and Bike Show on Saturday from 12:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.

Metro lane closures

To survive summer construction, Georgia DOT offers the following tips:

  • Plan ahead. Before you get behind the wheel, call 511 or visit 511ga.org for real-time information on active construction, incidents, road conditions and more.
  • Drive Alert and Arrive Alive. Keep the smartphone out of reach until you complete your drive. And wear your seatbelt.
  • Seek traffic-reducing commute options like carpool or public transit. Visit 511ga.org or http://GaCommuteOptions.com/.
  • Use extra caution in work zones: pay attention, slow down, and watch for workers. Work zone safety is in your hands.

 

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