To improve mobility on I-285, Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), optional express lanes consisting of one new buffer-separated (pavement markings) express lane in each direction on I-285 between I-20 and Henderson Road in DeKalb County. The I-285 Eastside Express Lanes will be part of the larger Georgia Express Lanes system. The project is scheduled to begin construction in 2022. This will be the largest transportation project in Tucker since the completion of I-285 in 1970.

GDOT has announced five public information meetings regarding the Eastside Express Lanes project:

4:30PM – 7:30PM
Clarkston First Baptist Church
3999 Church Street, Clarkston, GA 30021

4:30PM – 7:30PM
Peace Baptist Church – Annex Building
3996 Covington Highway, Decatur, GA 30032

11:30AM – 2:30PM
4:30PM – 7:30PM
Rehoboth Baptist Church
2997 Lawrenceville Highway, Tucker GA 30084

4:30PM – 7:30PM
DoubleTree Atlanta-Northlake
4156 Lavista Road, Tucker, GA 30084