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Weekend traffic: Another mess on I-285
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Weekend traffic: Another mess on I-285

(WXIA) -- Last week's break from interstate roadwork was short-lived. The Georgia Department of Transportation said crews will be back on the roads this weekend.

Interstate 285, especially the portion above I-20, will be GDOT's main focus, as several projects are scheduled for that corridor.

As always, all work is weather-permitting.

Clayton/Fulton counties
* 1 Outer Loop lane of I-285 will be closed at I-75 south from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday for resurfacing
* 1 outside lane of I-285 will be closed at I-85 north from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for bridge repairs

Cobb County
* 2 northbound and 2 southbound lanes of I-285 will be closed between South Cobb Drive and Paces Ferry Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for concrete slab replacement
* Pacing will occur at the I-285 Kennedy Interchange with I-75 overnight Saturday

DeKalb County
* 1 lane in each direction of I-285 will be closed between Northlake Parkway and Lawrenceville Highway from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for sign work

Fulton County
* 1 Outer Loop and 2 Inner Loop lanes of I-285 will be closed between Roswell Road and Northside Drive from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for sign footing construction
* 1 lane in each direction of I-75 will be closed near the Brookwood Split from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Sunday for sign installation
* 1 northbound lane of I-75 will be closed between Howell Mill and Moores Mill roads from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday
* 2 northbound lanes of Ga. 400 will be closed near the former toll plaza from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday for a permanent traffic shift
* 2 southbound lanes of Ga. 400 will be closed near the former toll plaza from 9 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday for a permanent traffic shift

Newton County
* The eastbound I-20 ramps to Highway 278 will be closed from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for milling and inlay

Rockdale/Newton counties
* 2 westbound lanes of I-20 will be closed between Salem Road and Stockbridge Highway from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday

Nightly rolling closures for sweeping are also projected for I-75 between Cherokee and Henry counties; I-575 in Cherokee County; Ga. 400 in Forsyth County; I-85 in Gwinnett County; I-985 in Hall County; and I-675 in Henry County.

Downtown Atlanta events that may impact Connector traffic include Oprah's The Life You Want event at Phillips Arena on Friday and Saturday, Saturday's Georgia State University football game against New Mexico State, and Sunday's Atlanta Falcons game against the New Orleans Saints.

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