The Federal Highway Administration has narrowed its choice of potential routes for I-3 to two. On the map below, Corridor A, shown in deep blue, and Corridor B at the southern end, shown in deep purple, are the remaining routes under consideration.

Below the map are text descriptions of these corridors.

Corridor A

  • From Savannah, west on I-16
  • North on US 25/301 through Statesboro, to Millen and Waynesboro
  • North of Waynesboro, west and north on new alignment to I-20 west of Fort Gordon, near Thomson
  • Northwest on US 78 Corridor to Athens
  • New alignment around Athens
  • North on US 441 corridor to north of Commerce
  • West on new alignment to Dahlonega
  • West on Georgia 52 corridor along the southern boundary of the Chattahoochee National Forest to Ellijay
  • West and north on US 76 corridor to Chatsworth
  • North on US 411 along the eastern side of the Chattahoochee National Forest, into Tennessee, and to the intersection with US 64
  • North on new alignment from US 64 to I-75 near Etowah
  • Northeast on I-75 into Knoxville

Corridor B

  • From Savannah, northwest along Georgia 21/Savannah River Parkway to Millen, joining Corridor A there

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