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Rain clogs morning commutes

ATLANTA -- The much-needed rain that soaked metro Atlanta Wednesday morning caused several problems on local roads.

11Alive meteorologist Chesley McNeil says the rain should continue through mid-morning.

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Bartow County

A tractor trailer ran off the road on northbound I-75 near the Main Street exit. The Georgia Department of Transportation reported a diesel fuel leak and damage to a guardrail in this accident. The highway has since reopened.

Cobb County

Cobb County officials report slow-moving water on southbound I-75 at the ramp to eastbound I-285.

DeKalb County

Several incidents have slowed traffic for commuters in DeKalb.

Standing water is affecting the drive on eastbound I-20 near Panola Road.

A jackknifed tractor trailer has slowed the commute at I-285 north near Covington Highway.

Another accident involving a car and a tractor trailer is affecting two right lanes of I-285 north near LaVista Road.

A two-car injury crash has been moved to the right shoulder of I-85 north near Clairmont Road.

A HERO unit responded to an accident on I-20 east near Wesley Chapel Road; that portion of the road has since reopened.

Crews are working to move a tree that fell on a power line on Linkwood Lane off of Lawrenceville Highway near Decatur.

Fulton County

Southbound I-85 is experiencing heavy flooding at the exit to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

GDOT reported slow-moving water caused a three-car accident at I-85 south near Camp Creek Parkway, blocking three lanes. Drivers are urged to take Virginia Avenue as an alternate for the airport.

An accident on the southbound Downtown Connector near I-20 east is causing delays on the ramp.

A pickup truck and a tractor trailer were involved in an accident on southbound I-285 at Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

Gwinnett County

An overturned car has blocked all lanes of Highway 124 at Milepost 25.51.

Hall County

An accident on Cornelia Highway south near White Hall Road has blocked the right lane.

Henry County

An overturned tractor trailer blocked all lanes of I-75 south at I-675. The rightmost lane has since reopened.


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