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June 30, 2013

Lane closures to be limited for holiday travel

Georgia transportation officials are restricting road construction during the Fourth of July holiday period to make travel easier.

The state Department of Transportation says the construction-related lane closures will be restricted from noon Wednesday through 5 a.m. July 8.

The department is still urging travelers to be cautious because heavy holiday traffic is expected statewide. Some crews may still be working near highways, meaning some long-term lane closures will need to remain in place for safety reasons.

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