More congestion coming to Hartsfield-Jackson curbside amid construction

As Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport airport steps up construction of massive canopies outside the terminal, more vehicle traffic will be squeezed into less space at the world's busiest airport.

The airport will close the Terminal North upper roadway at 9 p.m. Monday evening until Tuesday morning at 5 a.m. The lower roadway will be open during that time.

Source: Hartsfield-Jackson

And starting Sunday, the airport will begin "substantial canopy construction" on the Terminal North roads, which will disrupt traffic every night from around 9 or 10 p.m. until 4:30 or 5 a.m.. During this next phase of construction, the entire Terminal North upper roadway may be closed during overnight periods.

For more on how early the airport recommends travelers get to the airport during this phase of construction, and how the airport plans to handle problems during construction, get the full story on

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Hartsfield-Jackson moves shuttle drop-offs from Terminal North curb Hartsfield-Jackson plans to launch a new phase of canopy construction in it $6 billion ATL Next modernization, which will cause congestion.

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Kelly Yamanouchi
Kelly Yamanouchi
Business reporter Kelly Yamanouchi covers airlines and the airport.