Early Warning: More 985 lane closures ahead

For the second week in a row the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) is warning of a project that will require lane closures on a section of I-985 in Hall County. And this time, part of Gwinnett will be affected.

Last week it was a warning for work in the Elachee Bridge area this week. Get ready for 985 lane closures next week 97.5 Glory FM | North Georgia’s Family Radio Station (wgtjradio.com) Now, comes word of planned lane closures on another section of the interstate next week – and this work is expected to last for several weeks.


For the next few weeks, Georgia DOT 🦺 maintenance crews will be doing slab replacement on Interstate 985 Northbound right lane starting at Mile marker 1 and continuing northward to Hall County.  Work begins Monday, April 22, 2024 to replace broken slabs on the roadway.

Work will occur from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. weather permitting 

The work will be done northbound right lane. Work will continue for several weeks and continue to Hall County.

…The slab replacement requires time for the concrete to set before traffic can restored on the roadway. Delays are expected. Consider alternate routes…”