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Plan Your Commute Wisely: I-285 Resurfacing between Ashford Dunwoody and Paces Ferry

August 24, 2012

The resurfacing project in the northwest quadrant of I-285 between Ashford Dunwoody and Paces Ferry roads will move into the main travel lanes this weekend requiring the closure of three left eastbound lanes from 9:00 p.m. Friday until 5:00 a.m. Monday, weather permitting.

Below is the work schedule for the weekend.  With good weather, the contractors will pave according to Plan A below.  If there is some inclement weather, but not enough to stop all work for the weekend, the contractors will implement Plan B.  Currently, based on the forecast, it looks like they will able to go forward with Plan A. 


 Friday, August 24 – Mainline
9:00pm Friday – 5:00am Monday

3 left lanes & inside shoulder closed, East End of Project to West end of Project             
EB Lane 1 & Inside shoulder thru I-75 Narrows to Bridge 7 (Chattahoochee River)
Lane 2 Beginning of Project to End of Project

  • 1 group milling and paving Lane 2 beginning at Paces Ferry Rd.
  • 1 group milling and paving Inside Shoulder & Lane 1 beginning at Bridge 2
  • 1 group milling and paving Lane 2 beginning at Long Island Bridge


  • Exit 259 75 NB Off Ramp to 285 EB

Left Lane and shoulder closed                                          
9:00pm Friday – 7:00pm Saturday

  •  Exit 259 75 NB Off Ramp to 285 EB

Right Lane and shoulder closed                                       
7:00pm Saturday – 7:00am Sunday

  •  Exit 20 EB CD Ramp

Left Lane and shoulder closed beyond 75 NB split                                
7:00am Sunday – 5:00pm Sunday

  •  Exit 20 EB CD Ramp

Right Lane and shoulder closed US 41 to 75 SB split                             
5:00pm Sunday – 5:00am Monday

 During the ramp closures, signed detours will be in place.

 The contractor’s hours are Mondays through Thursdays from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. each day and from Fridays at 9:00 p.m. continuously until Mondays at 5:00 a.m. 

The Georgia Department of Transportation continues its RoadWorks2012 construction program.  Dozens of important roadway infrastructure improvement projects continue throughout the state.  Keeping Georgia’s transportation network the nation’s finest requires continual investment and maintenance. Pardon us for this necessary inconvenience and please drive cautiously in work zones and safely at all times.  For more information on Georgia DOT projects, please visit


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