Advisory: Interstate Closure for the 16@95 Improvement Projects

Attention motorists: As part of the ongoing 16@95 Improvement Projects, significant closures are scheduled to affect Interstate 16 and Interstate 95. These closures are necessary to facilitate major construction activities aimed at improving traffic flow and safety in the area.

Closure Details:

  • Dates: The closures will commence on [specific start date] and are expected to last until [specific end date].
  • Affected Areas: Both directions of Interstate 16 at the I-95 interchange will experience intermittent lane and full closures.
  • Times: Closures will predominantly occur during nighttime hours from 9 PM to 5 AM to minimize impact on daily traffic. However, some daytime closures may be required for certain phases of the project.

Detours and Traffic Management:

  • Detours: Clearly marked detour routes will guide drivers around the closed sections. Motorists are advised to follow the posted signs and use alternate routes to avoid delays.
  • Traffic Control: Law enforcement and traffic control personnel will be on-site to assist with directing traffic and ensuring safety.

Impact and Recommendations:

  • Commuters: Plan for additional travel time and consider alternate routes to avoid the affected areas.
  • Local Residents: Be aware of increased traffic in residential areas as drivers seek alternative paths.
  • Trucks and Commercial Vehicles: Follow designated detour routes specifically tailored for large vehicles.

Project Goals:

The 16@95 Improvement Projects aim to enhance traffic flow, reduce congestion, and improve safety at one of Georgia’s busiest interchanges. The project includes widening lanes, upgrading infrastructure, and improving overall traffic management.

For real-time updates and detailed information, motorists can visit the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) website or contact the GDOT helpline.

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Your cooperation and patience are appreciated as we work towards a safer and more efficient transportation network. Thank you for your understanding.

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