Does Atlanta Traffic Slow You Down? This Resource May Help

Traffic jam on the highway in Atlanta, Georgia

Driving through Atlanta can be challenging at times. Certain areas experience heavier traffic than others, like I-75 North at Chastain Road and I-285 West at I-75.

Knowing when and where to expect heavy traffic can make your commute much more pleasant.

The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) offers an online resource to help you more easily navigate your way around the city. Read on to learn more.

GDOT 511

The GDOT 511 website provides a free resource for you to use to help you avoid traffic jams. It will even give you directions to your destination and avoid heavy traffic areas to save you time. The navigation tool also allows you to choose your mode of transportation—car or public transit.

Here’s what the map looks like:


As you can see from the image above, you have the option to toggle between customizable views so that you’re able to plan your route around active road closures, incidents, and construction zones.

You can also view where you’re able to find the following key areas:

  • Evacuation routes,
  • Rest areas,
  • Ports of entry, and
  • Express lanes.

We’re Here to Help Injured Car Accident Victims

Unfortunately, as you know, driving in heavy traffic can be very dangerous. Not everyone is great at staying focused behind the wheel, so it is relatively common for accidents to happen when traffic is at its worst.

If you’ve been hurt in an Atlanta car accident as a result of another’s negligence, you may be owed compensation for your losses. You deserve justice and we will do everything in our power to help. Don’t hesitate to reach out to our skilled team right away with any questions you may have.

Contact our skilled attorney here at The Brogdon Firm by calling (404) 698-1090 or you can fill out our online contact form to learn more about how we can help.

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