Showers might interrupt your weekend ride

Traffic on I-75 southbound near the Hudson Bridge Road exit is congested during afternoon rush hour Mon., April 22, 2013. JASON GETZ / AJC

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Rain could ruin your (already) crowded weekend drive. Showers are expected early Saturday morning but may not last the entire weekend.

Cobb County and Downtown Atlanta drivers face the worst of traffic, with multiple lane closures. Surprisingly, Ga. 400 won’t give commuters too much of a hassle.

Here are your trouble spots:

Northwest Corridor Express Lanes

I-575

One southbound lane will close between the Sixes Road entrance and exit ramps from 8 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday and from 8 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday.

One southbound lane will close between Bells Ferry Road and Chastain Road from 8 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday. A traffic pace will also take place from 10 p.m. Friday to 3 a.m. Saturday.

 I-75

One northbound lane will close from Wade Green Road to Alabama Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

A northbound shoulder will close from I-285 to the I-285 westbound ramp from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday and from 9 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday.

One southbound lane will close between South Marietta Parkway and Delk Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday and from 9 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday.

A traffic pace will take place from Delk Road to Windy Hill Road from 11 p.m. Friday to 3 a.m. Saturday.

Alternate lane closures will take place along Terrell Mill Road under I-75 from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

One northbound lane from I-285 to Windy Hill Road will close from 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday. A traffic pace will also take place.

One southbound lane between Roswell Road and South Marietta Parkway will close from 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday. A traffic pace will also take place from 10 p.m. Sunday to 3 a.m. Monday.

South Metro Express Lanes

On I-75, up to two southbound lanes will close between Lake Spivey Parkway and North McDonough Road from 9 p.m. Saturday to 7 a.m. Sunday and from 9 p.m. Sunday to 7 a.m. Monday.

I-85 Express Lanes

One northbound lane will close between Gravel Springs Road and Hamilton Mill Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday.

I-20

One eastbound lane near Liberty Road will close from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for concrete rehabilitation.

Multiple eastbound lane closures and a traffic pace will take place between Fulton Industrial Boulevard and Windsor Street from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.

Multiple ramp closures will take place eastbound from the I-285 northbound ramp to Lee Street. Lane closures will take place between Hamilton E. Holmes and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive from midnight Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday and from midnight Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday for paving. The Sells Avenue and Lee Street entrance ramps will also close.

Rolling westbound lane closures will take place near Sweetwater Creek from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday, from 9 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday and from 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday.

I-85

Two southbound lanes will close at Virginia Avenue from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.

I-75

One ramp will close between Forest Parkway and the westbound exit 238A ramp to I-75 north from 9 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday.

Three southbound lanes and shoulder will close between the I-285 interchange and Jonesboro Road from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Two northbound lanes and shoulder will close between the I-285 interchange and Forest Parkway from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Two northbound lanes and shoulder will close between the I-285 interchange and Tara Boulevard from 9 p.m. Saturday to 7 a.m. Sunday.

Two northbound lanes and shoulder will close between Tara Boulevard and University Avenue Parkway from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Downtown Connector

At least two southbound lanes and shoulder will close between the Brookwood interchange and Freedom Parkway periodically from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.

I-285

Two westbound lanes will close between mile posts 47 and 49 from 9 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday.

Two eastbound lanes will close from Airport Loop Road to I-75 from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.

Ga. 400

Rolling northbound lane closures will take place near Mansell Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday and from 9 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday.

Two lanes will close northbound and southbound near Encore Parkway from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday, from 9 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday and from 9 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday.

Other State Routes

Two lanes will close on Anvil Road and Cedar Drive over I-675 from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for bridge rehabilitation.   

 

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