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Wednesday July 1st, 2015 3:21PM

GDOT suspending lane closures for holiday weekend

By The Associated Press
ATLANTA (AP) Georgia Department of Transportation officials say construction lane closures will be suspended during the holiday weekend. <br /> <br /> Officials say GDOT is suspending lane closures on interstates and major state routes between noon Thursday and 5 a.m. Monday to offset predicted heavy traffic. <br /> <br /> GDOT officials say the suspended lane closures will not include emergency lane closures that may be necessary. <br /> <br /> Crews may still be working near highways and drivers are asked to exercise caution and obey posted speed limit signs.
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