Road work could hamper weekend events

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ROAD BUILDERS--July 23, 2013 - Cobb County - Southbound traffic on I75 as seen from Allgood Road, south of the I-575 merge. Morning commute traffic on I-75 in Cobb County. State transportation officials on Tuesday will select the leading contractor to design and build the largest transportation project in state history, 30 miles of optional toll lanes on I-75/I-575 in Cobb and Cherokee counties that are estimated to cost up to a billion dollars. BOB ANDRES / BANDRES@AJC.COM
ATLANTA —

If you are planning on heading downtown over the weekend, you may want to plan an alternate route.

Georgia Department of Transportation said crews will be working on the Downtown Connector northbound at Martin Luther King Jr., Drive in the overnight hours and between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. each day.

Also, DOT crews will have up to three lanes of Interstate 85 closed in each direction all weekend for the continuing work on the I-85/SR 400 Interchange Project.

"I-85 around 400 would be the place to avoid," said GDOT Metro District Construction Engineer Shun Pringle. "A close second and third are I-285 west around (SR) 400 and I-20 east at Wesley Chapel."

On Interstate 285, up to three left westbound lanes will be closed all weekend for bridge work between Roswell Road and State Route 400, and various lane closures will be occurring in both directions all the way around the Perimeter for drain cleaning.

Also, two right eastbound lanes will be closed all weekend on I-20 from Wesley Chapel Road to Panola Road for bridge joint work.

Here is a list of weekend events that could be impacted:

Atlantic Station
BB&T Atlanta Open (July 25-28)

Centennial Olympic Park
Park Market (July 27)

Georgia Dome
Drum Corp International (July 28)

Gwinnett Arena
American Idol Auditions (July 26)

Gwinnett Convention Center
Gwinnett Center International Film Festival presented by BrandBank (July27-28)

Gwinnett Performing Arts Center
Gwinnett Center International Film Festival presented by BrandBank (July27-28)

Turner Field
Braves vs Cardinals (July 26-28)

 

Here is a list of other road projects throughout the area:

1.      Cobb, 7/9/13 to 7/27/13, 7pm till 5am

SR 3 NB/SB, from MP 9.35 (Industrial Park Drive) to MP 9.52 (Canton Road) (area under bridge), one lane traffic in each direction moving right to left during construction for construction activities on bridge.

2.      Cobb – Fulton - Clayton, 7/26/13 to 7/27/13, 9pm till 5am

I-75 SB/NB, from MP 260 (Windy Hill Road) to MP 224(Hudson Bridge Road), a rolling right lane closure for sweeping and removing debris for the shoulder.

3.      Cobb, 7/29/13 to 10/7/13, Midnight to 6am, continuous

SR 120 Alt EB/WB, from MP 2.25 (SR 3/Cobb Parkway) to MP 4.09 (Roswell Road), one left lane closed in each direction & then right lanes closed in each direction for paving operations.

4.      Fulton, 5/3/13 to 12/31/13, 9am till 3pm

Sidney Marcus Blvd EB/WB, from MP 1(GA 400) to MP (Buford Hwy), one right lane closed for construction activities.

5.      Fulton, 5/25/13 to 1/31/14, continuous

SR 154 WB, from MP 34.16 (Capital Ave) to MP 34.02 (Trinity Ave), one right lane closed for parking deck construction.

6.      Fulton, 10/5/12 to 12/31/13, 4:30am till 3pm, continuous

GA 400 NB, from MP 0.5 (I-85) to MP 1 (Sidney Marcus Blvd), one right lane closed to construct bridge bents for new bridge.

7.      Fulton, 5/4/12 to 12/31/13, 9am till 3pm, daily

SR 13 NB/SB, from MP 2 (I-85) to MP 3 (Lenox Road), one outside lane closed with flagging operations to support construction activities.

8.      Fulton, 1/12/13 to 12/31/13, 7pm till 5:30pm, weekly

Sidney Marcus Blvd EB/WB, from MP .5 to MP 1 (Sidney Marcus Blvd), road closed on Saturdays only for construction activities.

9.      Fulton, 1/12/13 to 12/28/13, 7am till 5:30 pm, weekly

Cheshire Bridge Road EB/WB, from MP 0 to MP 0.25 (Sheridan Road), Road Closed on Saturdays only for construction activities.

10.  Fulton, 1/12/13 to 12/28/13, 7am till 3:30pm, weekly

SR 13 NB, from MP 0 to MP 0.25 (Lenox Road), road closed on Saturdays only for construction activities.

11.  Fulton, 5/21/13 to 8/31/13, 9pm to 5am

I-75 NB, from MP 243 (SR 166) to MP 256 (Mt Paran Rd), HOV Lane closed for construction activities.

12.  Fulton, 6/14/13 to 12/31/13, noon to midnight,

GA 400 SB, about MP .5 (Sidney Marcus Blvd/I-85), one right shoulder closed for new bridge construction.

13.  7/1/13 to 8/31/13, 9pm till 5am,

I-75 SB, about MP 251.7 (Mt Paran Rd) to MP 243 (SR 166), one left lane closed for sign upgrades.

14.  Fulton, 7/19/13 to 7/22/13, 9pm till 5am,

I-285 WB, about MP 26 (GA 400), three left lanes closed for bridge construction.

15.  Fulton, 7/26/13 to 7/29/13, 9pm till 5am, continuous

I-75/I-85 NB, about MP 248 (MLK Jr Dr), either three right or three left lanes closed for bridge painting operations.

16.  Fulton, 7/17/13 to 7/31/13, 9am till 3pm,

I-20 EB/WB, from MP 59 (Boulevard) to MP 61 (Glenwood Ave), right shoulder closure for streetlight maintenance.

17.  Fulton, 7/26/13 to 7/29/13, 9pm till 5am

I-285 WB, from MP 25 (Roswell Rd) to MP 24 (Riverside Dr), one left lane closed for construction on barrier wall.

18.  Fulton, 7/26/13 to 7/29/13, 9pm till 5am,

I-85 SB/NB, from MP 88 (Cheshire Bridge Rd) to MP 87 (GA 400), three right lanes closed then three left lanes closed for bridge construction.

19.  Fulton, 7/26/13 to 7/29/13,9pm till 5am.

GA 400 SB, from MP 1 (Sidney Marcus Blvd) to MP 0 (I-85), one left lane closed for bridge construction.

20.  Fulton, 7/26/13 to 7/29/13, 9pm till 5am, continuous,

SR 13 NB, from MP 86 to MP 88 (Exit Ramp from SR 13 to I-85), one right ramp lane closed for bridge construction.

21.  Fulton, 7/25/13 to 7/26/13, 9pm till 5am,

I-85 NB, from MP 56 (Weldon Rd) to MP 99 (Jimmy Carter Blvd), one right lane closed with rolling closure for trash and debris removal.

22.  Cobb, Fulton, DeKalb, Clayton, 7/28/13 to 7/30/13, 9pm till 5am,

I-285 NB/SB, from MP 0 to MP 63 (completely around I-285), one right lane closed with a rolling closure for trash and debris removal.

23.  Fulton, 7/24/13 to 8/28/13, 9am till 3pm,

I-75/I-85 NB, about MP 248 (MLK JR DR), right shoulder closed for bridge painting operations.

24.  DeKalb, 6/27/13 to 7/31/13, 7am till 7pm

I-20 EB, from MP 69 (Wesley Chapel Rd) to MP 71 (Panola Rd), one right lane closed for various construction activities on the shoulder.

25.  DeKalb, 6/30/13 to 7/26/13, 9pm till 5am, continuous

I-285 SB. About MP 45 (I-20 WB), one right ramp lane closed from I-285 SB to I-20 WB for wall construction activities.

26.  DeKalb, 7/8/13 to 7/28/13, 9pm till 5am, nightly

I-20 WB/EB, from MP 71 (Panola Rd) to MP 66 (Columbia Dr), one left lane closed for construction on barrier wall.

27.  DeKalb, 7/26/13 to 7/29/13, 9pm till 5am,

I-85 SB, from MP 115 (Buford Dr) to MP 97 (Pleasantdale Rd), right lane closed with a rolling closure for cleaning out drainage structures.

28.  DeKalb, 7/26/13 to 7/29/13, 9pm till 5am, continuous

I-20 EB, about MP 68 (Wesley Chapel Rd to Snapfinger Creek), one right lane closed for pulling fiber optic cables.