GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Good news for commuters who come into Atlanta from Gwinnett, Jackson, and Barrow counties.
Governor Nathan Deal and the Georgia Department of Transportation announced a plan to widen Interstate 85 from Interstate 985 to State Highway 53 in Braselton.
Wednesday afternoon officials broke ground for the project.
The project won't be complete until 2020.
When it is done, it is expected to reduce delays by 56 percent.