Two lanes of Interstate 75 through Macon will be closed for paving this weekend, while one on-ramp will close next weekend, the Georgia Department of Transportation announced Friday.
The inside lanes of north- and southbound I-75 will be closed from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. this Saturday and Sunday for paving between Pierce Avenue and Arkwright Road, according to a news release from Kimberly Larson, GDOT communications officer for the Thomaston District Office.
The northbound on-ramp at Pierce Avenue will be closed from 9 p.m. Sept. 27 to 6 a.m. Sept. 30.
GDOT asks motorists to slow down in work zones, which are marked by message board, barrels and cones.
Real-time traffic information on specific routes is available 24 hours a day by dialing 511, a free phone service. Accidents or the need for help can also be reported through that number. The service is also available online at 511ga.org.
To contact writer Jim Gaines, call 744-4489.