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For Immediate Release:

Friday, February 17, 2017


Jill Goldberg – 404.357.8038



DeKalb and Fulton Counties…

Overnight Lane Closures Planned on I-285 for Transform 285/400 Improvement Project



What:         Weather permitting, Georgia Department of Transportation contractors will close lanes on

I-285 for design survey work and geotechnical site investigations.


When:        Sunday, February 19 through Sunday, February 26, nightly from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

                   One left lane will close on I-285 westbound between Chamblee Dunwoody Road and Riverside Drive


                        Monday, February 20 through Tuesday, February 21, nightly from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

                        One right lane will close on the I-285 eastbound exit ramp to Roswell Road


Advisory:    Exact dates may change due to weather or other factors. Motorists are cautioned to reduce their speed while traveling through work zones, pay attention and watch for workers. Before heading out, get real-time information on work status and traffic conditions. Call 511, visit, or download the Georgia 511 app. 



Additional project information is available at





Pedestrian deaths are surging in Georgia - 206 people were killed while walking in 2015. With pedestrian deaths up 37% in two years, Georgia DOT’s SEE & BE SEEN campaign, in partnership with PEDS, aims to make it safer to walk in Georgia. Safety is a shared responsibility. Walkers and drivers: Pay attention. Walkers: make sure you can SEE & BE SEEN. Drivers: Slow down (speed kills). Visit #ArriveAliveGA