ATLANTA - Due to the collapse of part of I-85 northbound from a major fire, the Georgia Department of Transportation has released a list of alternate routes. Authorities say the collapse could take weeks or months to repair and could severely impact traffic in the area.
I-85 is closed from I-75/Brookwood split to the North Druid Hills exit.
Northbound from I-85 from south side of Atlanta
If you're driving northbound on I-85 from the south side of Atlanta, you will be diverted northbound on SR 400.
Southbound on SR 400 from north of Atlanta
If you're driving southbound on SR 400 from north of Atlanta, you will be diverted at the Sidney Marcus exit.
I-285 and I-20
I-285 and I-20 are both open to traffic and are the best alternatives to use if possible.
Alternate routes after collapse of I-85 in Atlanta