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 afternoon commute hours, the City will open an additional northbound lane for evening travel. Read More »

Transform 285/400 Work Begins

Work on the I-285/SR400 Interchange Improvement Project Requires Nightly Lane Closures and the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) contractors will perform work for the Transform 285/400 interchange project at night, typically from 8 p.m., until 6 a.m.

  • Beginning Tuesday, January 3, one right lane on I-285 eastbound from SR 9/ Roswell Road to Glenridge Drive Nightly, 8 p.m., until 6 a.m.
  • Beginning Tuesday, January 3 through Monday, January 9 – One left lane will close on SR 400 northbound from Hammond Drive to Spalding Drive Nightly, 8 p.m., until 6 a.m.

Exact dates may change due to weather or other factors. Motorists are cautioned to reduce their speed while traveling through work zones, pay attention and watch for workers.

Before heading out, get real-time information on work status and traffic conditions. Call 511, visit 511ga.org, or download the Georgia 511 app.

The Transform 285/400 improvement project is designed to help reduce traffic congestion and enhance safety in the area near the I-285/SR 400 interchange in metro Atlanta. This priority project adds new flyover ramps, new collector-distributor lanes and other facilities to aid east-west travel along I-285 and north-south travel along SR 400. The project will improve 4.3 miles of I-285 from west of Roswell Road to east of Ashford Dunwoody Road and 6.2 miles along SR 400 from the Glenridge Connector to Spalding Drive.

Additional project information is available at http://www.dot.ga.gov/BuildSmart/Projects/Pages/I285SR400.aspx

1 week of night lane closures on I-285 EB starts Nov. 10

One lane of I-285 eastbound between the Long Island Drive underpass to Ashford-Dunwoody Road will be closed during the night Nov. 10-17. The closures, which will run 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., are part of the preliminary work for the I-285/Ga. 400 interchange reconstruction project, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation. For live traffic […]

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Y’all think traffic is bad now? Wait ’til this construction starts!

Interstate 285-Georgia 400 project starts with ceremonial groundbreaking

Gov. Nathan Deal and state transportation officials broke ground Thursday on an $800 million project hailed as the “center puzzle piece” of a broader overhaul of Interstate 285 and Georgia 400.

In what Deal described as a “slightly unconventional” setting for a groundbreaking, he ceremonially launched an ambitious makeover of the I-285/Georgia 400 interchange during a ceremony on the 32nd floor of the “King” building, in full view through picture windows of the interchange far below.  Continue reading at the Atlanta Business Chronicle

North Peachtree Traffic Calming is approved by affected residents – issue now moves to Dunwoody City Council

The North Peachtree Corridor between Davantry Road and Mount Vernon Road has qualified for Traffic Calming improvements per the city’s Traffic Calming Policy.   The city received an initial petition with signatures from 20% of the affected residents and conducted a speed study, which showed that the 85th percentile for speed is 36 mph along one segment measured. The city has since selected a consulting firm to facilitate a neighborhood meeting and produce a comprehensive design for the project.  Continue Reading at Heneghan’s Dunwoody Blog

285/400 interchange project groundbreaking slated for Nov. 3; main work months away

A ceremonial groundbreaking for the I-285/Ga. 400 interchange reconstruction project is slated for Nov. 3, according to the state Department of Transportation. But early preparation work is already underway, and major construction affecting traffic likely won’t begin until February, according to GDOT spokesperson Jill Goldberg. The groundbreaking will feature Gov. Nathan Deal and GDOT Commissioner […]

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Dunwoody paving near completion on Chamblee Dunwoody Road

The Dunwoody paving program is scheduled to continue to the following streets in the coming weeks: Bethesda Trail, Bishop Hollow Run, Congress Court, Georgetown Way, Kellogg Springs Drive, North Springs Court, Old Georgetown Trail, Old Springhouse Court, Orleans Court, Orleans Way, Rochelle Court and Sancroff Court.

Paving on Chamblee Dunwoody Road from Roberts Drive to Womack Road is nearing completion. Weather continue reading at AJC.com

Hundreds voice concerns about Braves stadium traffic at Sandy Springs forum

A 2.5-hour forum about the new Braves stadium’s traffic impacts on Sandy Springs, held Sept. 21 at Riverwood International Charter School, drew about 250 residents, the mayor, state legislators, a Cobb County commissioner and a state Department of Transportation board member. What the forum didn’t have was the Braves. Reed Haggard, president of the Riverside […]

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