On May 19 at Perimeter Mall, the Perimeter Community Improvement Districts gave the public an opportunity to “test drive” the new Diverging Diamond Interchange at I-285 and Ashford Dunwoody Road before it opens on June 4.

DDI is expected to improve traffic flow during rush hour.

Lexsa Hightower learns the moves in a golf cart in the mall’s parking lot. Right, DDI Project Manager Bill Ruhsam directs the carts. See a larger version of the map at reporternewspapers.net.

Joe Earle

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