Transportation Cabinet alerts drivers of travel impacts in Georgia
March 31st, 2017
Road closures on Interstate 85 due to bridge collapse
FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 31, 2017) – With several school districts observing spring break next week, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) alerts motorists of closures on I-85 near the Piedmont Road roadway in Atlanta, Georgia. Travelers should use alternate routes and avoid areas impacted by the closure.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency on Thursday, March 30 when sections of a bridge on I-85 collapsed due to a fire. The cause of the fire is unknown. Georgia officials have not determined how long repairs are expected to take.
Drivers are encouraged to use alternate routes and detours to avoid the affected areas, which can be found at http://www.dot.ga.gov/AboutGeorgia/Pages/GDOTAnnouncementDetails.aspx?postID=153. For the latest updates, visit www.dot.ga.gov.