Georgia's 1,244 miles of interstate highways have placed Metro Atlanta among the nation's major trucking hubs. Trucking and logistics companies can reach 55% of the U.S. population within 24-hours and 90% of the U.S. population within 48-hours from Paulding County. Over 50-million people in the United States reside within a 600 mile radius of Paulding County, providing access to key industrial markets.
Interstate Highway Access
Silver Comet is located off of U.S. 278, a four-lane highway that runs east-west. U.S. 278 is co-signed with state route GA-6 and runs from the Alabama state line, through Paulding County, to Atlanta. Access to I-20 can be found off of U.S. 278 in Lithia Springs, less than 20 miles from Silver Comet.
Interstate 20 is a major east-west interstate highway in the southern U.S. (which runs 1,535 miles) starting in Florence, S.C., where it intersects I-95. The highway runs west through nearly the entire state of Texas. Approximately 150,000 cars travel past the Lithia Springs portion of I-20 daily.
Interstate 75, the major north-south interstate highway running between Florida and Michigan, can be accessed in Marietta, Georgia, about 20 miles east of Silver Comet. The portion of I-75 that cuts through metro Atlanta is one of the most heavily traveled interstates in the country with an average daily volume of 275,000 vehicles.
Interstate 285 (I-285) is the highway loop that encircles Atlanta for 64 miles and is referred to as the Perimeter, or Atlanta Bypass, by locals. I-285 can be accessed in neighboring Cobb County and is also one of the most heavily traveled roadways in the U.S. It is estimated that more than two million people use this highway each day, making it by far the busiest interstate in the Atlanta metropolitan area.