Travels Tuesday: I-20 at I-285 interchange in DeKalb County

Georgia DOT held two pubic information open houses last week offering residents a first glimpse at proposed improvements to the I-20 / I-285 interchange in DeKalb County. The improvements are part of the Major Mobility Improvement Program. Construction is scheduled to start in the fourth quarter of 2022 and open to traffic in 2025. Total... Continue Reading →

Roadway reflectors to be installed on I-75

New raised pavement markers (RPM’s) will be installed along Interstate 75 as part of the ongoing resurfacing project. The markers significantly improve visibility for drivers during nighttime driving and during poor weather conditions. Contractors will be installing the markers on northbound and southbound lanes between SR 155 / mile 216 and SR 36 / mile... Continue Reading →

Georgia DOT announces accelerated timeline for I-75 commercial vehicle lanes

The Georgia Department of Transportation has announced a major refresh to the Major Mobility Investment Program (MMIP), including accelerated timelines for some projects. The timeline improvements will complete these large-scale “mega projects” and deliver traffic benefits to residents sooner than first anticipated. The MMIP is a collection of major projects designed to improve Georgia’s mobility,... Continue Reading →

Residents prioritize Bethlehem Road interchange but a partisan split has the project stalled

In a recent poll conducted by Moving Henry Forward, local residents ranked the proposed Bethlehem Road interchange as one of their top priorities among planned transportation projects in the county, but a partisan split on the board of commissioners has stalled the project. County commissioners tabled a contract to award preliminary engineering for the interchange... Continue Reading →

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