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(AJC) — How many times have you been stuck in traffic late for a “can’t-miss meeting”? How many times have you been parked in gridlock trying to get home to see your child in a school play or in a soccer game? I bet you would have been willing to pay money to avoid the jam and get to your destination in time. Well thanks to the Georgia Department of Transportation’s new I-85 Express Lanes project, you soon will be able to. As construction continues on the I-85 High Occupancy Toll lanes, I have found that commuters are still a bit confused about what the program will mean to them. Here are some basic facts to help you out. The HOT or express lanes on I-85 will be set up where the current HOV lanes are now on I-85, between the Chamblee Tucker exit in Dekalb County and just north of the Old Peachtree Road exit in northern Gwinnett County.