© 2023 WUGA | University of Georgia
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

GDOT Suspending Lane Closures for Holiday Weekends


The Georgia DOT has announced the agency is restricting lane closures for the long Christmas and New Year’s weekends. GDOT is suspending construction-related lane closures on interstate highways, heavily traveled state routes, and roadways near major shopping centers, malls, shopping districts and tourist locations.

The restrictions are in place from 5 am Friday, December 22 to 10 pm Tuesday December 26 for Christmas; and from 5 am Friday, December 29 to 5 am Tuesday, January 2 for New Year’s.

For up-to-date information about travel conditions on Georgia’s interstates and state routes, call 511 or visit www.511ga.org.  before heading out. 511 is a free service that provides real-time statewide information on Georgia’s interstates and state routes, including traffic conditions, incidents, lane closures, and delays due to inclement weather 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Credit GDOT

Callers can also transfer to operators to request HERO assistance in metro Atlanta or CHAMP service on highways in other regions of the state.

Related Content