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STOCKBRIDGE — Work crews will install continuous lane closures on I-75 northbound in Clayton County this weekend. The work is part of a project to rehabilitate the concrete roadway on I-75 in Henry and Clayton counties. The weekend-long closures are necessary for safety and efficiency, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation.

The lane closures will occur in a stretch located just north of the Ga. Highway 138/Jonesboro interchange (mile marker 228) to the Mt. Zion Boulevard interchange (mile marker 231).

Crews with Webber Construction were scheduled to close one lane at 8 p.m. Friday and a second lane at 11 p.m. Friday. The double-lane closures will remain in effect through Monday, Feb. 22, at 6 a.m.

Message boards will be in place to alert northbound drivers ahead of the closures and will also announce any backed-up traffic. Posts will also be made to Georgia DOT — West’s Facebook and Twitter feeds as necessary.

♦ For help with alternate routes, professional operators are available for information and advice through the free 511Georgia program. Motorists can also download the free NaviGator app for both Apple and Android devices. The NaviGator program provides real-time data regarding traffic on all of Georgia’s interstate highways.

Motorists are advised to expect delays, exercise caution, and reduce their speed while traveling through work zones. Before heading out, get real-time information on work status and traffic conditions. Call 511, visit 511ga.org, or download the Georgia 511 app.

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