Atlanta Forward: Transportation

Construction is ongoing for the Northwest Corridor express lane project, which will add 29.7 miles of reversible toll lanes in the I-75/I-575 corridor.

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Construction is ongoing for the Northwest Corridor express lane project, which will add 29.7 miles of reversible toll lanes in the I-75/I-575 corridor.

Georgia Department of Transportation leaders say they’re in almost unprecedented territory — planning to catch up on, and maybe even erase, a long list of road and bridge maintenance. Today, the GDOT brain trust talks about a future working with increased revenues — nearly $1 billion in additional money is expected — due to a new law that raises gas taxes and fees for transportation. In our second column, a resident gives us a personal take on MARTA’s plans for heavy rail in Clayton County.