Paving of I-24 in Tennessee to Affect Several NW Georgia Highways


by: Summer Kelley

Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) issued a press release warning Northwest Georgia counties of possible traffic delays due to paving of I-24 in Tennessee.

,According to the press release, weather permitting, on July 6 Tennessee Department of Transportation will begin resurfacing I-24 from the Georgia/Tennessee state line to the I-24/I-75 split in Chattanooga. Overnight lane closures will take place Sunday through Thursday from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. during the paving project.

Motorists in Georgia should expect traffic delays extending to I-75, I-24, I-59, and Highway 41 during the resurfacing.

Advisory: Motorists are advised to expect delays, exercise caution, and reduce their speed while traveling through work zones. Before heading out, get real-time information on work status and traffic conditions. Call 511, visit