Because Christmas Day falls on a Tuesday, GDOT is anticipating more travelers on Georgia's highways during the holiday period.
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
The Georgia Department of Transportation will suspend construction-related lane closures on all interstates and major state routes from 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, through midnight Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, for holiday travelers. The exception will be incident management or emergency maintenance-related lane closures that could become necessary, according to a press release issued by GDOT. Also, crews may still be working, and heavy equipment may remain staged in close proximity to highways. Safety concerns may require some long-term lane closures remain in place. GDOT anticipates more travelers than usual during the holiday period with Christmas Day falling on a Tuesday. The department reminds travelers to exercise caution due to the heavy …
If a reduction in traffic congestion was on your Christmas wish list, the Georgia Department of Transportation is taking steps to help that wish come true.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
With Christmas falling on a Tuesday, the Georgia Department of Transportation is expecting more travelers than usual during the holiday week. GDOT warned that motorists should expect congestion near malls and retail centers throughout the week. It is, however, taking steps to ease the problem for motorists during the height of holiday travel. In a press release, GDOT reminded that it will be suspending construction-related lane closures on all interstates and major state routes from 5 p.m. Friday, December 21 through midnight Tuesday, January 1, 2013. Incident management or emergency maintenance-related lane closures could become necessary on any route. Officials are, however, reminding motorists to exercise caution since heavy holiday …