The Georgia Department of Transportation is looking to improve signage for the Ga. 400 flexible shoulder lanes following accidents and tickets involving drivers using them outside the designated morning and afternoon rush hour times.
GDOT will start construction in 2017 on new dynamic signs along the freeway. The approximately $5 million project will stretch from Abernathy to Mansell roads and pick up from Ga. 120/Old Milton Parkway to Windward Parkway. The signs will show a green arrow during the morning and afternoon rush-hour time frames when the shoulder lanes are open and will display a red X during the hours they’re closed.
GDOT officials say the project, including removal of the current signs, will take about a year to finish.
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