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Getting around this weekend's construction
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ATLANTA - Plenty of road construction this weekend across Metro Atlanta, and we've got your alternates so you can get around the backups.

Cobb / Fulton

I-75 NB/SB between 10th/14th Street (Exit 250) and Cumberland Blvd. (Exit 258)
8 p.m. Friday - 5 a.m. Monday
3 left lanes

Alternate for I-75 Southbound: With this many lanes blocked, an alternate may be necessary. You can take exit 259 and follow to US 41 - Cobb Pkwy. Turn left on Cobb Pkwy. and follow across the river where it becomes Northside Pkwy. Follow Northside Pkwy. across Moores Mill Road where it becomes Northside Drive. Follow Northside Drive all the way to 14th or 10th Street.  If traffic gets really bad, take I-285 Southbound to I-20 Eastbound back into Downtown Atlanta.

Alternate for I-75 Northbound: Exit onto 10th/14th Street (Exit 250) and take a left on either 10th Street or 14th Street over to Northside Drive and turn right. Follow Northside Drive, which will become Northside Pkwy. and then Cobb Pkwy. You can take Cobb Pkwy to I-285 or follow it up to Windy Hill Road or Delk Road and take a left on either back to I-75 north of I-285. If traffic starts backing up on I-75/85 Northbound, consider taking I-20 Westbound to I-285 Northbound to I-75 north of I-285.


I-75 NB/SB entrance/exit ramps to Northside Dr.(Exit 252)
8 p.m. Friday - 5 a.m. Monday
Ramp will be closed

Southbound : Use Moores Mill Road. (Exit 254) as an alternate. Turn left  and follow to Northside Dr.

Northbound: Use 10th/ 14th Street  (Exit 250) as an alternate. Turn left onto 10th Street and follow to Northside Dr.


I-75 NB/SB ramp to Cumberland Blvd (Exit 258)

8 pm Fri - 5 am Mon
Ramp will be closed

Southbound: From I-75 : Take exit  259/ I-285 Southbound/ US 41 Cobb Pkwy and follow to US 41/Cobb Pkwy. Turn left and follow to Cumberland Blvd. 

Northbound : Exit onto Mt Paran Road (Exit 256) and turn left . Follow Mt Paran Rd. to to US41 / Northside Pkwy. and turn right. Northside Pkwy becomes Cobb Pkwy and you can follow Cobb Pkwy to Cumberland Blvd.

I-20 Eastbound and Westbound  between Thornton Road  (Exit 44) and Riverside Pkwy. (Exit 46)
9 p.m. Friday - 5 a.m. Monday
2 left lanes

I-20 Eastbound  Alternate (North of I-20): Exit onto onto Lee Road and go left. Follow Lee Road to S. Sweetwater Road turn left and follow to Skyview Dr. and turn right. Follow Skyview Dr. across Thornton Road where it becomes Oak Ridge Road. Continue on Oak Ridge which becomes Six Flags Drive once you cross Blair Bridge Road.Follow Six Flags Drive to Riverside Parkway(take a left this keeps you on Six Flags Drive, if you go straight you'll be on Riverside Parkway and that will put you back on I-20 right at the construction zone) stay on Six Flags Drive and cross Six Flags Parkway. At that point SixFlags Drive becomes Lee Industrial Blvd. Follow Lee Industrial Blvd. to Mabelton Pkwy. (Hwy 139). Go right onto Mableton Pkwy which becomes Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. once you cross the river. Continue on Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. to Fulton Industrial Blvd. Go right onto Fulton Industrial Blvd. and follow back to I-20 Eastbound.

I-20 Eastbound Alternate (North of I-20 if things get really slow): Exit onto Chapel Hill Road and turn  left. Chapel Hill Road becomes Campbellton Street . Go right onto E. Broad Street (Hwy 78). Follow Hwy 78 Eastbound (it will change names many times but will be mostly named Bankhead Hwy or Veterans Memorial Hwy it will also merge with Hwy 278). Follow Hwy 78/Hwy 278 across Thornton Road through Austell and Mableton. Once in Mableton you can either turn right onto Mableton Pkwy (Hwy 139) and follow to Fulton Industrial Blvd where you can take a right and follow back to I-20 Eastbound, or you can stay on Hwy78/Hwy 278 which will becomw Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy and that will take you to I-285. 

I-20 Eastbound  Alternate (North of I-20) Going to Six Flags Park:): Exit onto onto Lee Road and go left. Follow Lee Road to S. Sweetwater Road turn left and follow to Skyview Dr. and turn right. Follow Skyview Dr. across Thornton Road where it becomes Oak Ridge Road  Follow Oak Ridge which becomes Six Flags Drive once you cross Blair Bridge Road. Follow Six Flags Drive to Riverside Parkway go straight and you'll be on Riverside Parkway which you can follow to Six Flags Park.

I-20 Eastbound Alternate (South of I-20): Exit onto Lee Road and go right and then take a left onto Monier Blvd. Follow Monier Blvd across Mt. Vernon Road where it becomes Blair Bridge Road. Follow Blair Bridge Road to Thonton Road and right onto Thornton Road. Follow Thornton Road across the river where it becomes Camp Creek Pkwy. Follow Camp Creek Pkwy to Fulton Industrial Blvd. Go left onto Fulton Industrial Blvd. and follow back to I-20 Eastbound.

 

I-20 Eastbound Alternate (South of I-20): Exit onto Lee Road and go right and then take a left onto Monier Blvd. Follow Monier Blvd across Mt. Vernon Road where it becomes Blair Bridge Road. Follow Blair Bridge Road to Thonton Road and right onto Thornton Road. Follow Thornton Road across the river where it becomes Camp Creek Pkwy. Follow Camp Creek Pkwy to Fulton Industrial Blvd. Go left onto Fulton Industrial Blvd. and follow back to I-20 Eastbound.

I-20 Eastbound Alternate (South of I-20 if things get really slow): Exit onto Fairburn Road (Hwy 92) and go right. Follow Fairburn Road Southbound to where it crosses the river and becomes Campbellton Road SW. Follow Campbellton Road to Fulton Industrial Blvd (Hwy 70). Go left onto Fulton Industrial Blvd. and follow back to I-20 Eastbound.

I-20 Eastbound Alternate (South of I-20) Going to Six Flags Park:Exit onto Lee Road and go right and then take a left onto Monier Blvd. Follow Monier Blvd across Mt. Vernon Road where it becomes Blair Bridge Road. Follow Blair Bridge Road to Thonton Road and right onto Thornton Road. Follow Thornton Road to Factory Shoals road and turn left. Then make an immediate right onto Six Flags Road. Six Flags Road will become Riverside Drive which will take you to the park entrance.

I-20 Westbound Alternate (North of I-20): Exit onto Fulton Industrial Blvd. and go right. Follow Fulton Industrial Blvd. to Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. and turn left. Follow Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. across the Chattahoochee River where it becomes Mableton Pkwy. and go left at Lee Industrial Blvd. Follow Lee Industrial Blvd. across Six Flags Parkway where it becomes Six Flags Drive. Turn right at I 20 this will keep you on Six Flags Drive. Follow Six Flags Drive across Blair Bridge Road where it becomes Oak Ridge Road. Follow Oak Ridge Road  to Thornton Road and go left. Follow Thornton Road back to I-20 Westbound.

I-20 Westbound Alternate (South of I-20) Exit onto Fulton Industrial Parkway and go left. Follow Fulton Industrial Blvd. Southbound to CampCreek Parkway (Hwy 6) and turn right. Camp Creek Parkway crosses the Chattahoochee River and becomes Thornton Road which you can follow back to I-20 Westbound.

I-285 Southbound to I-20 Westbound Alternate: Exit onto Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway and go right. Follow Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway across the Chattahoochee River where it becomes Veterans Memorial Hwy. Follow Veterans Memorial Hwy to Discovery Blvd. and go right. Follow Discoverry Blvd. across Mableton Parkway where it becomes Lee Industrial Blvd. Follow Lee Industrial Blvd. across Six Flags Parkway where it becomes Six Flags Drive. Turn right at I 20 this will keep you on Six Flags Drive. Follow Six Flags Drive across Blair Bridge Road where it becomes Oak Ridge Road. Follow Oak Ridge Road  to Thornton Road and go left. Follow Thornton Road back to I-20 Westbound.

I-285 Northbound to I-20 Westbound: Exit onto Cascade Road and go left. Follow Cascade Road to Fulton Industrial Blvd. and go left. Follow Fulton Industrial Blvd. Southbound to CampCreek Parkway (Hwy 6) and turn right. Camp Creek Parkway crosses the Chattahoochee River and becomes Thornton Road which you can follow back to I-20 Westbound.

I-20 Westbound Alternate (North of I-20):Going to Six Flags Park: Exit onto Fulton Industrial Blvd. and go right. Follow Fulton Industrial Blvd. to Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. and turn left. Follow Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. across the Chattahoochee River where it becomes Mableton Pkwy. and go left at Lee Industrial Blvd. Follow Lee Industrial Blvd. to Six Flags Parkway. Turn left onto Six Flags Parkway and follow to Park Entrance.

I-20 Westbound Atlternate (South of I-20) going to Six Flags Park: Exit onto Fulton Industrial Parkway and go left. Follow Fulton Industrial Blvd. Southbound to CampCreek Parkway (Hwy 6) and turn right. Camp Creek Parkway crosses the Chattahoochee River and becomes Thornton Road. Follow Thornton Road to Riverside Pkwy.and go right. Follow Riverside Parkway to Park Entrance.

I-285 Southbound to I-20 Westbound Alternate:going to Six Flags Park: Exit onto Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway and go right. Follow Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway across the Chattahoochee River where it becomes Veterans Memorial Hwy. Follow Veterans Memorial Hwy to Dicovery Blvd. and go right. Follow Discoverry Blvd. across Mableton Parkway where it becomes Lee Industrial Blvd. Follow Lee Industrial Blvd. to Six Flags Parkway. Turn left onto Six Flags Parkway and follow to Park Entrance.

I-285 Northbound to I-20 Westbound: going to Six Flags Park Exit onto Cascade Road and go left. Follow Cascade Road to Fulton Industrial Blvd. and go left. Follow Fulton Industrial Blvd. Southbound to Camp Creek Parkway (Hwy 6) and turn right. Camp Creek Parkway crosses the Chattahoochee River and becomes Thornton Road.  Follow Thornton Road to Riverside Pkwy. and go right. Follow Riverside Parkway to Park Entrance

I-85 NB/SB between Clairmont Rd (Exit 91) and Chamblee Tucker Rd (Exit 94)
9 pm Fri - 5 am Mon
2 left lanes

Southbound Alternate: Exit into Chamblee Tucker Road (Exit 94 and turn right. Follow Chamblee Tucker Road to Buford Hwy and turn left. Follow Buford Hwy. To Clairmont Road and turn left. Follow Clairmont Road back to I-85 Southbound.

Northbound Alternate: Exit onto North Druid Hills Road (Exit 89) and turn left. Follow Buford Hwy to Chamblee Tucker Road and turn right. Follow Chamblee Tucker Road back to I-85 Northbound. The service roads on both sides of I-85 will also work as alternates

 

I-285 SB between Glenwood Road (Exit 44) and I-20 EB (Exit 46)
9 pm Fri - 10 am Sun
1 right lane

This Project will mainly affect motorists transitioning from I-285 Southbound to I-20 Eastbound and Westbound

Alternate : From I-285 Southbound to I-20 Eastbound: Exit onto Covington Hwy. (Exit 43 ) and turn left. Follow Covington Hwy to Wesley Chapel Road and turn right. Follow Wesley Chapel Road to I-20 Eastbound.

From I-285 Southbound to I-20 Westbound: Exit onto Covington Hwy. (Exit 43 ) and turn left. Follow Covington Hwy to Glenwood Road and turn right. Follow Glenwood Road to Columbia Dr. and turn left. Follow Columbia Drive to I-20 Westbound

I-20 WB between Panola Rd (Exit 71) and Wesley Chapel Rd (Exit 68)
8 am - 5 pm Sat
1 right lane

Alternate: Exit onto Evans Mill Road  (Exit 74) and turn right. Follow Evans Mill Road to Covington Hwy and turn left. Follow Covington Hwy to Wesley Chapel Road and turn left. Follow Wesley Chapel Road back to I-20 Westbound.

Clayton

I-75 NB/SB between Mt Zion Blvd (Exit 231) and US 19 / US 41 / Old Dixie Hwy / Tara Blvd (Exit 235)
9 pm Fri - 5 am Mon
1 right lane

Northbound Alternate; Exit onto Mt. Zion Blvd. (Exit 231) and  turn left follow Mt.Zion Blvd to Mt. Zion Road and turn right. Follow Mt. Zion Road to to Tara Blvd and turn right. Follow Tara Blvd back to I-75 Northbound.

Southbound Alternate: Exit on to Tara Blvd. (Exit 235) and follow to Mt Zion Road. Turn left onto Mt. Zion Road and follow to Mt. Zion Blvd. Turn left onto Mt.Zion Blvd and follow back to I-75 Southbound.

I-75 NB/SB entrance / exit ramp to SR 54 / Jonesboro Rd (Exit 233)
9 pm Fri - 5 am Mon
Ramp will be closed

Hwy 54 can be accessed by using the same alternates to I-75 

Fulton

SR 400 NB between I-285 and Hammond Dr
9 pm Sun - 5 am Mon
1 left lane

GA 400 Northbound Alternate: Exit onto the Glenridge Connector go right then take a left onto Peachtree Dunwoody Road and follow to Abernathy Road. Go left onto Abernathy Road and follow back to GA 400 Northbound.

From I-285 Westbound: Exit onto Peachtree Dunwoody Road and go right. Follow Peachtree Dunwoody to Abernathy Road. Go left onto Abernathy Road and follow back to GA 400 Northbound.

From I-285 Eastbound: Exit onto Glenridge Drive and go left. Follow Glenridge Northbound across Hammond Dr., Johnson Ferry Road, and Mount Vernon Hwy. to Abernathy Road. Go right onto Abernathy Road and follow back to GA 400 Northbound.

 

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