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bwsmith 11-23-2010 01:44 PM

Atlanta Rush "Hour"
 
An FYI for those visiting Atlanta. Rush hour lasts from about 7-10am and from 4-7pm. Beware of the downtown connector, spaghetti junction, jimmy carter blvd, 10th st, 14th st, and peachtree industrial blvd to name a few.

sudznmud 12-16-2010 12:12 PM

thanks for the info, is 75/85 runnnig together for very far

ghosthiker 12-18-2010 06:00 AM

Don't forget 75 north into Marietta. It's always slow through there.

RF71 12-18-2010 10:15 AM

I used to live in Canton and work in Alpharetta off of Old Milton. That drive really sucked, but I know other areas around Atlanta were much worse. It took 45-60 minutes to go 17 miles.

xjfever 12-18-2010 04:25 PM

I drive an eighteen wheeler through atlanta four or five days a week. Rush hour last pretty much all day it is just worse at times (friday all afternoon esp.).

dplittle 12-19-2010 02:46 PM

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Originally Posted by sudznmud (Post 55031)
thanks for the info, is 75/85 runnnig together for very far

They run together for about nine or 10 miles through town.

twodrbenz 12-19-2010 08:43 PM

Roswell Rd is BAD both ways North of Atlanta

a6131 12-22-2010 05:56 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by sudznmud (Post 55031)
thanks for the info, is 75/85 runnnig together for very far

That's the downtown connector, it runs through midtown and downtown, and is a parking lot during rush hour.

hyper1685 12-28-2010 07:48 PM

it should be non rush hour, and rush hours

ATLbrewjacket 12-28-2010 09:50 PM

It also depends on direction. Since everyone lives outside of the city the morning commute is terrible in bound and evening is bad outbound. Additionally because of the Grady curve and 20 inbound in the afternoon gets bad just south of the 17th st exit on 75 and Peachtree on 85

barontarl 12-31-2010 01:14 PM

285
 
y'all should know about Nascar285 i mean I285 atlanta by pass, 62 miles of speed demons at all time of the day and night, ive seen groups of 25 or more crotch rockets blocking the whole road at 15-20 miles an hour then punching it to race to I dont know where.

brads31021 01-16-2011 11:33 PM

180 club
 
That is know as the 180 club. In order to join you have to run 180 MPH for atleast 10 minutes on 285. No worries though the GSP will either catch them or scoop them up in a body bag.:2c:

geopdf 01-18-2011 01:14 PM

400N @ 285E, not good!

georgehenry 01-20-2011 09:38 PM

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I hate atlanta, rush hour traffic. That is why I also have a place at the lake for all my toys.

Chiles 01-23-2011 10:34 AM

Rush hour will easily make a 30 minute trip into 2 hours.

frenchlayer 01-24-2011 04:18 PM

yes, atl traffic sux. Good thing all the bridge jumpers stopped, like we had a few years ago. Would really screw up the traffic

brian2sos 02-17-2011 07:33 PM

I hate the traffic. Just a few more months before I move to suwanee and I can't wait

nnatic 02-21-2011 12:56 PM

the whole city is just a mess. It is a rush day here.. if it is not a holiday or a weekend forget it... if it is a weekend still beware.


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