Lane and Road Closures and Special Alerts Impacting Your Drive around Sandy Springs
- August 22-23: Lane closure, westernmost SB lane on Roswell Road - across from the Wendy's - 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
- The two eastbound lanes of Johnson Ferry, between Sandy Springs Circle and Roswell Road, remain closed (6 a - 4 p) for stormline work. A lane in each direction will be maintained for motorists. The closure is in place until Sept.
Sewer Line Maintenence - Woolpert Inc., on behalf of the Fulton County Department of Public Works, will begin cleaning of the sanitary sewer lines along Roswell Road (Georgia 9) in Sandy Springs on Aug. 20. Hours of cleaning will be from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. The project will not require any road closures; however, planning logistics require the cleaning project to be conducted over five days. They include:
Section 1: starts Aug. 20 – This section begins at the Hedden Road intersection and ends at the Mystic Place intersection.
Section 2: starts Aug. 21 – This section begins at the Mystic intersection and ends at the Long Island Drive intersection.
Section 3: starts Aug. 22 – This section begins at Long Island intersection and ends at the Hardeman Road intersection.
Section 4: starts Aug. 23 – This section begins at the Hardeman intersection and ends at the Elden Drive intersection.
Section 5: starts Aug. 24 – This section begins at the Elden intersection and ends at the Green Hill Road intersection.
County staff will coordinate all projects’ work activities with the Georgia Department of Transportation and the city to minimize its impact in the relevant areas.
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Upcoming Weekend Closures & Activity from the GA Dept of Transportation
Metro Lane Closures:
· Statewide Lane Closures: http://www.dot.ga.gov/DriveSmart/WeekendClosures/StatewideLaneClosures.pdf
Transform 285/400 PROJECT:
Detour GA400 southbound to I-285 West: Monday, August 21 through Wednesday, August 23, nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. - The GA400 southbound entrance ramp to I-285 westbound will close. Motorists traveling on GA400 southbound to I-285 westbound will be detoured to exit at the Glenridge Connector. Motorists will then be directed to GA400 northbound to continue to the I-285 westbound exit.
Detour GA 400 southbound to I-285 East: Thursday, August 24, 9 p.m. through Friday, August 25, 5 a.m. - The GA 400 southbound entrance ramp to I-285 eastbound will close. Motorists traveling on GA 400 southbound to I-285 eastbound will be detoured to exit at the Glenridge Connector. Motorists will then be directed to GA 400 northbound to continue to the I-285 eastbound exit.
One right lane and one left lane will close alternatively on I-285 eastbound and westbound from the Lake Forrest Drive underpass to east of Ashford Dunwoody Road - Aug 18-19 8pm - 6 am
Note: all dates are subject to change
Upcoming Construction: Mt. Vernon Highway Bridge
Watch for work crews around Mount Vernon Bridge this summer as the first major element of the Transform 285/400 improvement project gets underway. Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) construction partners began utility relocations around the Mount Vernon Highway bridge over SR 400 in May.
Five Things You Need to Know:
Click here to view all materials related to this GA Dept. of Transportation project.
For issues or questions related to this project, please call the GDOT Hotline at 404-609-4609 or email Transform285400@dot.ga.gov
Whenever you approach a work zone: slow down; allow extra distance between vehicles; read signs; obey road crew flaggers, and expect the unexpected. For updated information about travel conditions on Georgia’s interstates and state routes, GDOT advises travelers to call 511 or consult www.511ga.org before heading out. Georgia 511 is a free service that provides real-time traffic and travel information statewide. Callers also can transfer to operators to request assistance or report incidents 24 hours a day, seven days a week.