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Same old story: Weekend roadwork on I-285, I-20

Same old story: Weekend roadwork on I-285, I-20

(WXIA) -- The weekend will be dry, weather-wise, but with sunshine comes roadwork.

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Georgia Department of Transportation crews will be on several roads throughout metro Atlanta. As always, drivers are asked to be cautious when traveling through work zones.

Look out for workers in these areas:

Cobb County
* Two southbound lanes of I-285 will be closed between Atlanta Road and South Cobb Drive from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for concrete slab replacement.
* Two Inner Loop lanes and one Outer Loop lane of I-285 will be closed between Paces Ferry Road and Cobb Parkway from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for sign installation.

Weekend roadwork: I-285 and other sad stories

Weekend roadwork: I-285 and other sad stories

(WXIA) -- Another weekend, another series of road projects -- it's a familiar tune in metro Atlanta.

Crews will be on Interstate 285 and other highways throughout the weekend. As always, all work is weather permitting.

Scheduled projects include:

Cobb/Fulton counties
* Two southbound lanes of I-285 will be closed between South Cobb Drive and Bolton Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for concrete slab replacement.

DeKalb County
* Two northbound lanes of I-285 will be closed between Glenwood Road and Covington Highway from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for sign work.

VIDEO: Crash ends dramatic police chase in Tyrone

VIDEO: Crash ends dramatic police chase in Tyrone

TYRONE, Ga. – Two robbery suspects were taken to the hospital after a police chase in Tyrone on Friday.

The suspects allegedly stole boxes from the Bed, Bath and Beyond on Highway 74 on Peachtree Parkway in Peachtree City

Police in Tyrone spotted their vehicle and followed it.

When the car stopped at a BP gas station, one suspect got out while two more drove off, leading police on a chase.

The chase went through Fairburn and then onto I-85 north toward Union City and back onto Highway 74.

That's when the suspect's car collided with a truck that was pulling out of a store on Highway 74.

The car spun out of control and t-boned a utility pole.

Both suspects were injured and taken to the hospital.

Weekend traffic: Another mess on I-285

Weekend traffic: Another mess on I-285

(WXIA) -- Last week's break from interstate roadwork was short-lived. The Georgia Department of Transportation said crews will be back on the roads this weekend.

Interstate 285, especially the portion above I-20, will be GDOT's main focus, as several projects are scheduled for that corridor.

As always, all work is weather-permitting.

Clayton/Fulton counties
* 1 Outer Loop lane of I-285 will be closed at I-75 south from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday for resurfacing
* 1 outside lane of I-285 will be closed at I-85 north from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for bridge repairs

Cobb County
* 2 northbound and 2 southbound lanes of I-285 will be closed between South Cobb Drive and Paces Ferry Road from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for concrete slab replacement
* Pacing will occur at the I-285 Kennedy Interchange with I-75 overnight Saturday

Driver charged with DUI after passing stopped school bus

Driver charged with DUI after passing stopped school bus

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. – A driver is facing DUI and other charges after being caught on camera passing a school bus stopped at a light.

An officer with the Peachtree City Police Department was on patrol near Booth Middle School Tuesday afternoon when dashcam captured the incident.

A school bus full of children was stopped at a light. As it pulled off, a driver started passing the bus on the right and rolled up on the curb.

The officer caught up with the driver, who is being charged with DUI.

Joel Cowan Parkway repaving begins this weekend

Joel Cowan Parkway repaving begins this weekend

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. -- Georgia Department of Transportation crews will begin repaving Highway 74, otherwise known as Joel Cowan Parkway, this weekend.

Roadwork is scheduled to start Sunday, Sept. 7 in the northbound lane, beginning at Aberdeen Parkway.

The project involves a nine-mile stretch of the road and includes repaving, as well as milling existing asphalt. It is expected to take about 45 days to complete.

Most of the work will take place at night, but drivers are asked to use caution at all hours when traveling through the area.

Movie filming in south Peachtree City

Movie filming in south Peachtree City

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. -- A film production crew will close a portion of Redwine Road in Fayette County for three days this week.

The movie is shooting between Robinson Road and Foreston Place Aug. 25-27.

Drivers are asked to avoid the area if possible, as frequent street closures are likely.