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Updated: 6:46 p.m. Monday, April 20, 2015 | Posted: 6:46 p.m. Monday, April 20, 2015

Atlanta Traffic from the WSB 24-hour Traffic Center

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Atlanta Traffic

By Chris Schiavone

Major Interstate Incidents:

  • GRIDLOCK ALERT: Gwinnett Co.: Crash... I-85/nb at Buford Dr/ Mall of Ga.  Off to the left, but expect big time delays. 
  • Gwinnett Co.: Crash... I-85/sb south of Hwy 211 Exit 126.  All lanes opened. 
  • Gwinnett Co.: Crash... I-85/nb before Hwy 211 off to the right
  • Gwinnett Co.: Crash... I-85/nb south of Jimmy Carter Blvd. Lane 2 affected, 
  • Forsyth co.: Crash ....Ga-400/nb south of McFarland Pkwy. off to the right
  • Henry Co.: Stall... I-75/sb at Hwy 138 2 right lanes blocked. Expect some delays
  • Fulton Co.: Crash... I-20/eb at HE Holmes 
  • Wet roads in some areas, use caution, headlights on

    Major Highway and Surface Street Incidents:

    • Atlanta: Crash... Piedmont Ave at Ellis St 
    • Atlanta: Crash... Cascade Rd at Venetian Dr 
    • Atlanta: Sewer work...Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. between Fairburn Rd. and Delmar Ln., daily 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    • Sandy Springs; Light out... Peachtree Dunwoody Rd at Abernathy Rd
    • Johns Creek: Crash... Jones Bridge Rd at State Bridge Rd 
    • Cobb Co.: Stalled bus... S. Cobb Dr. at McCauley Rd. 
    • Alpharetta: Crash.... Mansell Rd ramp to Ga-400/sb
    • DeKalb Co.: Crash... Meadow Lane Rd at Perimeter Center Place 
    • DeKalb Co.: Crash... Hwy 78/eb at Hugh Howell Rd. 
    • Gwinnett Co.: Crash... Steve Reynolds Blvd at Shackelford Rd 
    • Gwinnett Co.: Crash... Peachtree Industrial Blvd at Holcomb Bridge Rd 
    • Gwinnett Co.: Crash... Russell Rd at Ash Brook Dr. 
    • Gwinnett Co.: Crash... Hwy 124 at Dennis Place 
    • Gwinnett Co.: Crash... Jimmy Carter Blvd at McDonough Dr 
    • Gwinnett Co.: Crash... Old Fountain Rd at Wilkes Crest Dr. 

    Ongoing Construction and Other Closures:

    • Cobb Co.: Lane shifts...I-75/sb at Delk Rd. beginning Friday, 4/17.
    • Fulton Co.: Intersection closed...Spalding Dr. at Mt. Vernon Rd. Use Dunwoody Club Dr. as an alternate route. This is scheduled to be blocked for the next four months. 
    • Henry Co.: Construction Zone...I-75/nb south of Jonesboro Rd. (exit 221). Even when lanes aren't blocked, the construction is so close to the lanes, it jams traffic for miles. Plan extra time in the area.
    • Fulton Co.: Water Plant Construction...Oxbo Rd. in Roswell will see intermittent closures through the rest of April.  
    • Atlanta: Lane Shift for Sewer Line Work...Hwy. 41/Northside Pkwy./nb between Arden Rd. and Northside Dr., until further notice. Traffic will shift to the middle lane. Expect some delays in the area as traffic adjusts. 
    • Cherokee Co.: Road Closure...White Rd./Upper Sweetwater Trl. closed at Hwy. 20 through 2015.
    • Douglas Co.: Highway 92 relocation...Streets closed include Dorsett St., Green St., Cone St., the Brown St. railroad crossing, and Hospital Drive North.
    • Atlanta: Bridge Construction...Spring Street closed from Mitchell to Marietta streets and also the section of MLK Jr. Dr. between Forsyth and Spring streets. Closures and detours are being determined and managed by the City of Atlanta. This detour is scheduled to remain in place through next Fall 2015. 
    • Fulton Co.: Line Creek Bridge Replacement...Bohannon Rd. is blocked between Mann Rd. and Creekwood Rd. until July 2015.
    • Atlanta: Road Closed Indefinitely...Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. between Northside Dr. and Centennial Olympic Park Dr. for new stadium construction. Mitchell and Tatnall Streets are alternates.
    • Follow @ATLFilmEnt on Twitter for continuous updates on City of Atlanta filming street closures. 
    • If you see construction or other closures in your area, let us know at 404-897-7358 to the traffic tip line. The lines are open 24/7/365.

    Become a Traffic Trooper - call the WSB Traffic Center's Traffic & News Tip Line: 404-897-7358 or use the new WSB Radio app - just click the button to call the WSB Traffic Center and then save the number in your phone!

    Get RED ALERT texts sent straight to your phone. Text "ATLtraffic" to 70123 to opt in now. Get traffic updates on Twitter: @WSBradio

    As part of the long term managed lanes project, G-DOT has closed the shoulders on I-285 in both directions and on I-75/sb in their interchange in Cobb Co. Be extra careful in the area. 

    You can't use the I-85 HOT/Express Lanes unless you have a Peach PassClick here to see real time cameras of the toll rates.

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    Report railroad crossing outages and problems to 1-800-946-4744 or 911. 

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