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DOT crews plan work on I-985, I-85 next week
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Crews will be working next week on Interstate 985 in Hall County and Interstate 85 in Jackson County, the Georgia Department of Transportation said.

On I-985 northbound in Hall County, a contractor will remove damaged concrete and pour new concrete, closing the right lane from Ga. 347, Exit 8, to Spout Springs Road, Exit 12. Work is scheduled from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. over the next several weeks when weather permits.

On I-85 northbound in Jackson County, a crew will be repairing the driving surface or bridge deck on three bridges between Ga. 53/Exit 129 and Ga. 11/U.S. 129/Exit 137. The bridges are over Walnut Creek, the CSX Railroad and the Middle Oconee River. Crews will start at Walnut Creek, the southernmost of the three bridges, then move to the Railroad Bridge and last to the northernmost bridge over the Middle Oconee River.

Crews will work from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day, weather permitting.