How I-85 closure will impact ATL travelers, employees

Due to an interstate collapse in late March, portions of I-85 just north of Midtown are now closed and are being replaced. Repairs are expected to be completed by this summer.
These interstate repairs will impact travel to and from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Passengers and employees of ATL are urged to seek alternate routes and alternate means of transportation to the Airport. Below are links to websites that may prove useful to determine the most efficient commuting option.

Alternate Methods of Commuting to ATL

The MARTA red and gold lines travel to and from the Airport. This MARTA station is conveniently connected to the Domestic Terminal. Click here to view the MARTA schedule.
Transportation Network Companies Uber and Lyft are authorized to pick up and drop off ATL passengers.
Designated pick-up areas effective April 10:
  • Domestic Terminal North: lower level (doors LN1, LN2); upper level (doors N1, N2 and N3)
  • Domestic Terminal South: lower level (door LS2); upper level (doors S4, S5 and S6)
  • International Terminal: Arrivals level outer curb
ATL has several ground transportation options, including taxis, shared-ride shuttles and limousines. Click here to learn about these options at ATL.

Maps & Detours

Additional Information

Georgia Department of Transportation website:
Hartsfield-Jackson’s Guest Relations office is open to address passengers’ questions, comments or concerns about the impacts of the Interstate 85 closure. Guest relations staff members can be found throughout the Airport. Click here to contact the Guest Relations department online.