Transportation in Georgia (U.S. State) - Roads and Freeways

Roads and Freeways

The state of Georgia has 1,244 miles of interstate highway within its borders. Georgia's major Interstate Highways are I-95, I-75, I-16, I-85, I-20 . Other important interstate highways are I-24 and I-59. I-285 is Atlanta, Georgia's perimeter route and I-575 connects with counties in north Georgia on I-75. The Georgia Department of Transportation maintains only 16 percent of the roads in the state. The other 84 percent are the responsibility of the counties and cities; 75 percent of those roads are county roads.

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