Lane and Road Closure, Special Alerts, and Upcoming Construction Advisories which could impact your drive around Sandy Springs
- July 2-3rd: Georgia Power will be removing lines from utility poles with a lane closure in place - Sandy Springs Circle, single lane, right side, north bound, between Mt Vernon and Johnson Ferry Road.
July 11 - 16: Brandon Mill Road, between West Spalding Drive and Dunhill Court will close to through traffic as Colonial Pipeline conducts maintenance work on a pipeline underneath Brandon Mill Road. Motorists traveling south on Brandon Mill are asked to detour down Dunhill Court to West Spalding to connect back to Brandon Mill. Those traveling north are asked to travel West Spalding to Dunhill Court. On site construction personnel will assist residents who live within the closure area to access their driveways. For information regarding the project, please contact Steve Baker with Colonial Pipeline at 678.762.2589.
Mt Vernon, between Sandy Springs Circle and Roswell Road, is closed as the road is widened and utility work takes place.
- Utility work will continue through July on Sandy Springs Circle. Please be watchful of crews working in the area, following directional signage and following construction speed limits - 25mph.
- Intersection improvements have begun at Colquitt and Northridge. Lane closures are part of the work plan. GDOT is managing the construction.
Roswell Road from Cliftwood to Hammond Dr – Construction as part of the Streetscape project is underway, with activity on both sides of Roswell Road. Construction work begin March 13 and will take place primarily at night (9:30 p – 6:30a) with lane closures also in place during construction hours.
Riverside Drive @ I 285 - Active construction will take place both day and night. Lane closures will only take place during weeknights from 9 p.m., until 5 a.m., and on the weekends from 8:00 p.m. until 10:00 a.m. One travel lane will remain open at all times, except during bridge maintenance work when all lanes in each direction will close and a detour will be in place.
Morgan Falls Road: Due to the construction activities underway and the narrow roadway, motorists are urged to exercise caution and expect delays when traveling to Overlook Park. Lane closures are planned over the course of construction. Paving is expected to begin in July.
Road Work Planned by GDOT
For updated information about travel conditions on Georgia’s interstates and state routes, GDOT advises travelers to call 511 or consult www.511ga.org before heading out. Georgia 511 is a free service that provides real-time traffic and travel information statewide. Callers also can transfer to operators to request assistance or report incidents 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Northwest Corridor Express Lanes
South Metro Express Lanes
Georgia (State Route) 400
Other State Routes
So how can you prepare for summer construction?
Plan Ahead & Be Patient! Download the 511 Georgia app; visit www.511ga.org or call 511 for real-time information about statewide road conditions. Motorists should expect delays and therefore, plan ahead before hitting the road.
Obey the Rules in Work Zones! Pay Attention, Slow Down and Watch for Workers. Work zones are not always stationary, but can include mobile activities such as litter pickup, mowing, sweeping and drainage work. Allow extra distance between vehicles, read signs, obey road crew flaggers, and expect the unexpected. Your safety and our workers’ safety are critical, so please don’t be distracted while driving. It can prove fatal.
Drive Alert and Arrive Alive: Be Safe! Always, always wear your seatbelt. Buckle up before you go. Do not drive distracted and do not drive impaired.
Please, Pardon our Progress—while your dollars are working to build a better Georgia! Be safe out there!