Lane Shift on SR 13  

Construction partners with the Georgia DOT will implement a lane shift on the SR 13 widening project next week. The shift is currently scheduled for Thursday, February 20.  Crews will move traffic onto new lanes in order to continue paving for the widening project. Be advised that the work is weather-permitting. The proposed project would widen Buford Hwy (SR 13), an urban minor arterial, from Sawnee Avenue in Gwinnett County to Friendship Road in Hall County. The length of the project is approx. 1.53 miles. The existing roadway currently consists of two lanes with a variable width, with only a few locations with left turn and right turn lanes along the project length. The proposed project would widen Buford Hwy (SR 13) to a 4-lane urban facility with a 20-foot raised median, 4-foot bike lanes, curb and gutter and a 5-foot sidewalk on both sides.  Please slow down and drive alert through the construction zone.