GDOT opens new Ga. 400 southbound to I-285 westbound ramp

Map of Ga 400 southbound ramp to I-285
Ga 400 southbound ramp to I-285. The newest ramp to open is the I-285 westbound ramp, located just before the Hammond Drive overpass. Use the far right lane for I-285 West. Use the second from the right lane for I-285 East. (Georgia DOT map)

Credit: Georgia DOT

Credit: Georgia DOT

As part of the Transform 285/400 project, Georgia Department of Transportation construction crews have opened the Ga. 400 southbound to I-285 westbound exit ramp to traffic. The opening of this ramp will allow crews to continue critical construction activity in the I-285/Ga. 400 Interchange.

The new ramp, beginning just before the Hammond Drive overpass, shares an exit with the I-285 eastbound ramp, which opened in 2020. The ramp was scheduled to open Saturday morning, weather permitting.

The new exit lanes begin before Hammond Drive, but the exit itself is past Hammond Drive.

Motorists driving from Ga. 400 southbound to I-285 westbound will use into the farthest right travel lane of Ga. 400 southbound just before the Hammond Drive overpass which will continue onto the ramp. Traffic will then merge with I-285 westbound just before Glenridge Drive.

Motorists accessing Ga. 400 southbound to I-285 eastbound should use the second right travel lane just before Hammond Drive overpass which will continue onto the ramp.

Motorists exiting at Hammond Drive should use the farthest right travel lane. The I-285 exits are just south of the Hammond Drive exit.

Signs and various message boards will help motorists navigating the roadway and ramp configuration. Drivers should slow down and pay close attention to the new roadway configuration.

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View this map as a PDF from the Georgia DOT web site

Map of Ga 400 southbound ramp to I-285
Ga 400 southbound ramp to I-285. The newest ramp to open is the I-285 westbound ramp, located just before the Hammond Drive overpass. Use the far right lane for I-285 West. Use the second from the right lane for I-285 East. (Georgia DOT map)

Credit: Georgia DOT

Credit: Georgia DOT

Georgia Department of Transportation construction crews have opened the Ga. 400 southbound to I-285 westbound exit ramp to traffic. (Courtesy GDOT)
Georgia Department of Transportation construction crews have opened the Ga. 400 southbound to I-285 westbound exit ramp to traffic. (Courtesy GDOT)

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