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Staff Reports

Single lane closures on I-85 in Gwinnett and Barrow counties will occur nightly next week as construction activities continue for the I-85 Widening project.

Work on I-85 northbound will necessitate closing one lane between Hamilton Mill Road and the Spout Springs Road overpass in Gwinnett County. Motorists traveling southbound should anticipate single lane closures between SR 211 in Barrow County and Hamilton Mill Road in Gwinnett County for work at the Spout Springs Road overpass. Northbound drivers will also experience a single lane closure from SR 53 to SR 60 in Jackson County nightly from Tuesday through Thursday.

Lane closures in both directions will occur weeknights between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. through Friday, from 9 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday, and from 9 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday morning.

Drivers are advised to obey posted speed limits and traffic control measures inside the project limits. Additional information about the I-85 Widening project can be found at http://www.dot.ga.gov/BS/Projects/SpecialProjects/I85WideningI985SR53.

The Georgia Department of Transportation is committed to providing a safe, seamless, and sustainable transportation system that supports Georgia’s economy and is sensitive to both its citizens and its environment. For more information on Georgia DOT, please visit www.dot.ga.gov. You also may follow us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/GeorgiaDOT) and Twitter (http://twitter.com/gadeptoftrans).

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alicia@northgwinnettvoice.com

Alicia joined the North Gwinnett Voice, as the Editor, shortly after the first publication. She is a homegrown Buford native, with the southern charm and "bless your heart" included. ...

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