Deal declares state of emergency following I-85 fire

Gov. Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency for Fulton County.

"The state is mobilizing all available resources to ensure public safety and minimize disruption of traffic as we continue emergency response efforts,” said Deal. “The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) is coordinating response efforts with the Georgia Department of Public Safety (DPS), the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency and other state and local officials. As this safety investigation and bridge assessment continues, we encourage the public to avoid the affected area, remain patient and allow first responders to perform their jobs. We will continue updating the public on alternative traffic routes and other information as it becomes available."


How to get around bridge collapse / I-85 Detours

I-85 is closed from I-75/Brookwood split to the North Druid Hills Exit .  Please avoid that area. 

Roadway Closures & Alternate Routes.

  • I-85 is closed from I-75/Brookwood split to the North Druid Hills Exit
  • Motorists traveling northbound on I-85 from the southside of Atlanta will be diverted to northbound I-75 at Brookwood near 17th Street
  • Motorists traveling southbound on I-85 north of Atlanta will be diverted to northbound on SR400
  • Motorists traveling southbound on SR400 from north of Atlanta will be diverted at Sidney Marcus exit

By MARTA

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GPS Apps

ACCG encourages its staff, visitors and other commuters to use their favorite GPS or wayfinding apps, most of which include real-time traffic, to navigate to their destination.

 

            





ACCG Offices - Directions and Parking options

From I-85/75 Traveling South

Take the Courtland Street Exit (249-A) toward Georgia State University;
Turn right onto Andrew Young International Blvd NE;
Take a left at your second light onto Peachtree St, NE;
Take a left at your first light onto Ellis Street;
Take a left at the second entrance into the One Ninety One Peachtree Tower Parking Garage.

From I-85/75 Traveling North

Take the Andrew Young International Blvd / GA-10 (248-C) Exit;
Ramp becomes Fort St NE:
Turn a left at Andrew Young International Blvd NE;
Take a left at Peachtree St, NE;
Take a left at your first light onto Ellis Street;
Take a left at the second entrance into the One Ninety One Peachtree Tower Parking Garage.