Department of Transportation

Rockwood Drive Closure to Begin Monday, Oct. 17

Rockwood Drive in Marietta, between Jamerson Road and Gray Rock Drive, will be closed to traffic Monday, Oct. 17 through Monday, Nov.14. 

The existing 48-inch corrugated metal pipe on Rockwood Drive has failed, causing settlement in the roadway.  This project includes replacing the existing pipe with a 48-inch reinforced concrete pipe, constructing new headwalls and repaving the failure area.

Please use detour routes to avoid the closure location.

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Public Information Open House: South Barrett Reliever

A public information open house (PIOH) for phase three of the South Barrett Reliever project will take place Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Kennesaw State University Continuing Education Center at 3333 Busbee Drive, Kennesaw, Georgia, 30144. Citizens are encouraged to attend to share comments and concerns. Representatives from the Cobb County Department of Transportation (CCDOT) and the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) will be present to discuss the project and answer questions, but there will be no formal presentation.

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Public Information Meetings: Cumberland Circulator

Public information open house meetings on the proposed CobbLinc service addition of two Cumberland Circulator bus routes will be held Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, and Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, from 4 to 6 p.m. The Cobb County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on the proposed addition Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, at 7 p.m. (Location details are available below.) Citizens are encouraged to attend these public meetings to share comments and concerns. A court reporter will be present to record comments in a transcript of the public hearing.

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Windy Hill Road EB Ramp to I-285 WB Weekend Closure

Beginning Sept. 30, 2016, the ramp from Windy Hill Road eastbound to I-285 westbound will be closed nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. through Oct. 3, 2016, for work on the Windy Ridge Parkway Bridge project. Drivers looking to take the westbound ramp to I-285 will be directed to I-75 southbound. Message signs, as well as a Cobb County police officer, will be in place to announce the ramp closure and redirect motorists. The ramp from Windy Hill Road to I-75 southbound will remain open.

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Windy Hill Road lane closure at I-75 overpass to cause significant delays and congestion

Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, the right lane for eastbound travel on Windy Hill Road at the I-75 overpass will close indefinitely as the westbound lane on the north side of the bridge reopens. This 24-hour lane closure will cause significant traffic congestion and delays at different times throughout the day. Following this traffic shift, the lane configuration for eastbound traffic across the I-75 bridge will be two through lanes and one left turn lane to I-75 North. Construction work in the area will take place weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Drivers are strongly encouraged to use alternate routes.

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CobbLinc Route Changes Improve Service to Cumberland Area and Downtown Atlanta

Cobb County transit riders will enjoy better service to the Cumberland region and downtown Atlanta on CobbLinc beginning Sept. 6, 2016.

The county’s bus service, CobbLinc, is adding a new route 25 from the Cumberland area to MARTA’s Hamilton E. Holmes rail station and updating several other routes.

CobbLinc is the new name for buses and other transit services provided by Cobb Community Transit. Today’s announcement includes expanded coverage, improved safety and a quicker ride for commuters using CobbLinc. All are part of a Cobb transit improvement plan reflected in the new CobbLinc branding.

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