Lanes closures to be suspended

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To ease traffic congestion during the holiday week, Georgia transportation officials will suspend interstate lane closures, starting Wednesday.

The state Department of Transportation will halt lane closures at the Interstate 20-Bobby Jones Expressway interchange and other projects on all interstate and major state highways, starting at noon.

Lanes will remain open until 5 a.m. Monday, according to a news release from the DOT.

Some construction work might continue on less-traveled state and local roads.

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