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Monday May 30th, 2016 11:56PM

Another HOT lane hearing planned

By Ken Stanford Reporter
DULUTH - The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) is gearing up for another hearing on so-called HOT lanes proposed on I-85 in Gwinnett and Dekalb counties.

Those are HOV (High Occupancy Vehicle) lanes that one-person vehicles could use, legally, for a price. It will the second such hearing and will be held November 12 from 3:00-8:00 at Gwinnett Center in Duluth

Opinions at the first, held back in June, were mixed.

Jonathan Smith from Lawrenceville said he does not think the HOT lane is so "hot."

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