The Motor Carrier Compliance Division of the Georgia Department of Public Safety is warning truck drivers of the approaching winter storm.
MCCD is reminding drivers that thru-truck-traffic is not allowed inside the I-285 perimeter of Atlanta unless you’re there for a pick-up or delivery to or from a shipper that is physically located inside I-285, or if you’re going to or from a repair facility that is physically located inside I-285.
Per the Department of Public Safety’s contingency plan, these strategic routes will be used to re-route non-Atlanta bound commercial truck traffic around metro Atlanta.
From I-85 south, traffic will be re-routed at US 441 (exit 149) south towards Athens and continuing toward I-20.
From I-20, traffic should continue south on US 441 to Dublin to get to I-16.
From I-20, traffic should continue south on US 441 to Highway 129 south to Macon.
From I-20, traffic should continue south on Highway 83 and west from Monticello on Highway 16 past Jackson to I-75. Continue on Highway 16 west past Griffin and Senoia to I-85.
On I-75 south, traffic will be re-routed at Exit 317 near Calhoun to take Highway 53 south toward Rome. From Rome, continue on Highway 27 south through Cedartown and Buchanan and Highway 27 will cross I-20 at exit 11. Continue south to Carrollton and take Highway 16 southeast to pick up I-85. Continue south toward LaGrange on I-85 to pick up I-185. From Highway 16, travel east past I-85 toward Griffin to pick up I-75.
A further alternate route will be to take I-20 west to Augusta. From Augusta, take Highway 25 south past Waynesboro, Millen and Statesboro to pick up I-16 and travel east to I-95. From I-95, travel south toward Brunswick, continuing past Kingsland into Florida where traffic can pick up I-10 west from Jacksonville.
– See more at: http://www.gahighwaysafety.org/alternate-truck-route/#sthash.OJLeIiz0.8ImE5JMd.dpuf