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Heavy motorcycle traffic expected on I-985 Saturday morning for Dixon benefit ride
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Hall County Sheriff's Office Deputy Nicolas Blane Dixon. - photo by Courtesy Hall County Sheriff's Office

Motorists should expect delays on Interstate 985 and on roadways in a portion of north Hall County late Saturday morning, Aug. 3, as motorcycle riders participate in a remembrance ride.

Many riders are expected to participate in the Punishers LEMC benefit event for the family of fallen Hall County Sheriff’s Deputy Nicolas Blane Dixon.

The riders are expected to leave from Frazier's Harley-Davidson on Friendship Road at approximately 11 a.m. Ride organizers are suggesting the following route.

  • Friendship Road to I-985 northbound
  • I-985 northbound to GA 365
  • GA 365 to right turn on Mud Creek Road
  • Mud Creek Road to right turn on Old Cornelia Highway
  • Old Cornelia Highway to I-985 southbound
  • I-985 to Friendship Road

Although no roadways will be closed, the Hall County Sheriff’s Office urges motorists to use caution

and be patient when traveling in Hall County during the event.

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