Governor Nathan Deal - Georgia’s 82nd Governor (2011-2019)

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ADVISORY: Deal announces Northwest Corridor Express Lanes opening date and ribbon-cutting ceremony

September 4, 2018

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that the Northwest Corridor Express Lanes will open to southbound traffic mid-morning on Saturday, Sept. 8. This infrastructure project, the largest of its kind in state history, adds approximately 30 miles of express lanes along I-75 from Akers Mill Road to Hickory Grove Road, and along I-575 from I-75 to Sixes Road. 

The first 14 days of operation will be free for motorists with registered Peach Passes to encourage commuters to utilize the express lanes. More information about the Northwest Corridor Express Lanes is available here

Deal will attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 10 a.m. to celebrate the completion and opening of the project. To confirm attendance, please RSVP to Natalie Dale at

WHO:  Gov. Nathan Deal​

WHEN:  The ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 10 a.m.​

WHERE:  Braves North Lot 29
3050 Circle 75 Pkwy
Smyrna 30080​

MEDIA RSVP: To confirm attendance at the ribbon-cutting ceremony, RSVP to Natalie Dale,, (404) 772-2836.