December 15th, 2022 5:30 PM –
GDOT Press release-
To allow for the anticipated increase in holiday traffic congestion, the Georgia Department of Transportation announced the suspension of lane closures on Georgia interstates and state routes during the Christmas weekend beginning Thursday, December 22 at 5 AM until Monday, December 26 at 5 AM For New Year’s weekend, the suspension of lane closures will be in effect Saturday, December 31, 2022, at 5 AM until Monday, January 2, 2023, at 5 AM. While construction-related lane closures will be suspended, Georgia DOT reminds travelers to exercise caution as crews may still work near highways, and safety concerns may require some long-term lane closures to remain in place. In addition, incident management, and emergency or maintenance-related lane closures could become necessary at any time on any route.