Dunwoody motorists will experience three lane closures between Ashford Dunwoody and Paces Ferry Road in both directions through Sunday night.
Sunday, April 14, 2013
Friday, January 4, 2013
Two vehicles in a minor accident briefly blocked all five lanes on westbound I-285
All lanes were blocked on I-285 Friday afternoon westbound near Ashford Dunwoody Road. The good news, they are all back open and an accident that created the snag only resulted in minor injuries. Two overturned vehicles led to all five lanes being blocked, which caused some traffic headaches as people get an early start on the weekend. The closure extended to Chamblee Dunwoody Road and began around 2:15 p.m.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
The business district passed a resolution to put its support behind the reconstruction of the junction in the wake of the failure of TSPLOST.
Perimeter businesses are putting their support behind major improvements at the I-285 and Ga. 400 junction, an intersection that studies show is one of the most congested in the nation. Perimeter Community Improvement Districts said the $450 million project is key to ensuring the health of the Perimeter area, one of the largest office markets in metro Atlanta. “The passage of the I-285 and Georgia 400 resolution represents substantial business support from the Central Perimeter business community,” said Yvonne Williams, president and CEO of the PCIDs. “Our boards include the owners of the highest valued commercial property in the PCIDs, which form the heart of the Central Perimeter Market." The Perimeter office market draws more than 120,…
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Ashford Dunwoody Road at !-285 will be closed late Friday through early Monday, with detours for people exiting and entering I-285.
Dunwoody's highest-trafficked intersection at Ashford Dunwoody Road and I-285 will be closed for the weekend. Technically, the intersection closes after the commute Friday - at 9 p.m. through pre-commute on Monday - at 5 a.m. Take a look at the detours included in this article. The bridge will be closed, and temporary exit and entrance to the interstate will start at Ashford Dunwoody Road and Hammond Drive. Construction during the weekend closure will include removal of asphalt, construction of a pedestrian walkway, paving, restriping and installation of traffic signals. The bridge is scheduled to be operational by June 4, with continun construction through the summer.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
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Monday, May 7, 2012
I-285 at Ashford Dunwoody Road will be under heavy construction during the next two weeks, but no lane closures are expected.
Commuters using the Ashford Dunwoody Road access to I-285 will see a lot of construction during the next two weeks, which could cause some delays. The heavily trafficked interchange is being reconfigured to a "diverging diamond" design that is designed to reduce traffic by 20 percent in the long run. Ramp construction will be going on at the intersection, including concrete work and utility relocation, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation. The good news is no lane closures are expected during this construction phase.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
State road crews will be working this weekend on westbound route
Some of the worst traffic backups in metro Atlanta will be in and around Dunwoody this weekend, according to state transportation officials. Three lanes will be closed for bridge-joint repairs on I-285 westbound around the exit for Peachtree Industrial Boulevard. Last weekend, the lane closures created bumper-to-bumper traffic on the westbound portion of the Interstate from the I-85 junction to the exit for Ashford Dunwoody Road even during times of light traffic. The construction will begin 9 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Monday. State transportation officials say motorists should plan alternate routes to avoid the construction. “We expect the worst delays to be on I-285 near Peachtree Industrial Boulevard,” said Lee Upkins, district …