ATLANTA (AP) – The Latest on the collapse of an interstate overpass in Atlanta (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has issued a state of emergency for the county where a fire caused an Atlanta interstate overpass to collapse. Deal declared the emergency for Fulton County on Thursday night. State government agencies […]
About 11 hours later, crews reopened the northbound lanes of Interstate 85 after a tractor-trailer crashed and caught fire early Wednesday morning, causing massive traffic headaches for motorists in north Charlotte.
Motorists on Interstate 85 in North Carolina are forced to detour, and homes and a school are evacuated after a tractor-trailer carrying explosives overturned.
The North Carolina Transportation Department says the Monday morning crash in Archdale near High Point is expected to keep I-85 closed in both directions until Monday evening.