Rebuilt I-85 bridge to open by Monday morning

The rebuilt Interstate 85 bridge over Piedmont Road will reopen to traffic in time for the morning commute on Monday or even sooner, a full month ahead of the original schedule, Gov. Nathan Deal announced Wednesday. The bridge collapsed March 30 when a fire broke out in construction materials stored below the bridge. Since then, […]

I-85 bridge to reopen before May 26

Plea from all parents of the DHS Class of 2017:  Please open it before graduation on 5/25! State officials expect to reopen I-85 in Atlanta before May 26 – weeks ahead of their original schedule. Read More at the AJC  

GDOT Statement concerning I-20 road buckling

Georgia DOT crews are responding to an issue that has closed I-20 Westbound between Candler and Gresham Roads. A section of the roadway has buckled, likely due to an issue with an underground utility installation. Inspectors are assessing the situation and crews are prepared to work quickly to repair the interstate. Until further information is […]

Mayor Reed halts non-emergency construction to ease I-85 bridge fix

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed has ordered a temporary halt to non-emergency construction activity in a large part of the city to make it easier for highway work crews to rebuild the collapsed Interstate 85 bridge. An executive order Reed issued late Monday suspends work between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m. Monday through Friday in an […]

GDOT Plans

Georgia Department of Transportation projects to improve highway infrastructure throughout Metropolitan Atlanta and Statewide continue this weekend, weather permitting. Major projects of interest that will likely impact traffic are the resurfacing projects on I-75/I-85 (Downtown Connector) and I-75, I-20, and Northwest Corridor. The lane closures will likely result in delays. The Georgia DOT encourages motorists […]

How Brookhaven is addressing traffic issues related to 85 Bridge Collapse

Brookhaven, GA, Mar. 30, 2017 – The City of Brookhaven Police Department and key administrative staff have been working throughout the evening to address the traffic ramifications caused by the interstate collapse in Atlanta. Brookhaven Police established a command post to coordinate traffic issues in Brookhaven.  As conditions improved, the command post was deactivated at […]

MARTA might indeed be sMARTer for a while

GDOT released the two maps to re-route commuters from Piedmont and I-85, as well as the following guidelines: I-85 is closed from I-75/Brookwood split to the North Druid Hills Exit Motorists traveling northbound on I-85 from the southside of Atlanta will be diverted to northbound I-75 at Brookwood near 17th Street Motorists traveling southbound on […]

Dual Lane Closures Planned for Sandy Springs Circle at Johnson Ferry

Special accommodations for afternoon peak travel times The City of Sandy Springs announced the closure of two eastern most lanes of Sandy Springs Circle, between Johnson Ferry and Mt. Vernon. One lane northbound and one lane southbound will remain open during this construction phase. To assist with traffic movement along Sandy Springs Circle during the […]

Braves reveal more game day traffic plans, Waze partnership

The Atlanta Braves and Cobb County officials released a traffic plan for game days and announced additional game day parking spaces, a Braves-operated game day shuttle, the launch of A-List season parking sales and new partnerships with Uber and Waze.  Continue reading at The Atlanta Business Chronicle.