2 major road projects on I-285 could make your travel times longer – WSB-TV Channel 2

 2 major road projects on I-285 could make your travel times longer – WSB-TV Channel 2


2 major road projects on I-285 will make your travel times longer If you plan to use I-285 over the next few days, you can prepare yourself for the increase in travel time.

NORTH FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -If you plan to use I-285 in the next few days, you can prepare yourself for travel times to increase.

Two major road projects along sections of I-285 west of northern Fulton County.

“Hopefully, in the end, it will reduce the amount of traffic when they complete this construction,” driver Aidan Schettino said. Christian Jennings on Channel 2.

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The Georgia Department of Transportation closed the I-285 westbound offramp on Roswell Road. It won’t be open until 5 a.m. Monday morning. The ramp to the east is still open.

“You still have to go to point A, point B. The side roads can be bad too, Roswell and Abernathy, but I think we have to deal with it,” said business owner Chris Deetanna.

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Also on I-285 to the west, major changes are being prepared for Peachtree-Dunwoody Rd. exit, which means more delays there as well.

“Peachtree-Dunwoody Road will close over the weekend. That’s all in anticipation of preparation for a new exit point,” Kyle Collins of the Georgia Department of Transportation told Jennings.

Collins added that starting Sunday, there will be a new exit location on Peachtree-Dunwoody Rd.

“As a driver, you have to think ahead. I know you’re always asked to do that and be vigilant and think ahead, but really you have to come out when it’s over, ”he said.

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The roads are expected to reopen at the time of your commute on Monday morning.





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