The Georgia Department of Transportation announces a southbound traffic shift on Interstate 85 beginning near Exit 61 (State Route 74/Senoia Road) and extending to Exit 56 (Collinsworth Road/ County Road 548) beginning Monday, April 13. This traffic shift is subject to change based on weather conditions.
Beginning near Exit 61on I-85 southbound, the previous three lanes of traffic will be reduced to two travel lanes and be shifted to the newly constructed lanes. This shift will extend southbound to Exit 56.
Refuge areas for accidents will be spaced at 1 mile intervals through the shift.
Message boards, signs, barricades, barrels and cones will be utilized to alert and channel motorists through the area.