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Memorial Day weekend traffic alert: West Peachtree, Spring streets in Midtown remain closed after crane collapse

4 individuals have been injured when a crane partially collapsed on the development website of a excessive rise condo constructing in Midtown. (Atlanta Fireplace and Rescue Division)

Parts of West Peachtree and Spring streets in Midtown will stay closed over the busy Memorial Day weekend and for a while after following a partial crane collapse this week.

The roads closures are on West Peachtree from tenth Road NW to eleventh Stree NW and on Spring Road NW from 10th Road NW to 12th  Road NW. Atlanta Fireplace and Rescue, the Atlanta Police Division and the Atlanta Division of Transportation are asking motorists to keep away from the realm “in any respect prices.”

“The closures and detours will  stay in place till additional discover,” the ATLDOT mentioned in a information launch. “This continues to be an ongoing state of affairs, and there’s no estimated re-open date for the roadways.”

4 individuals engaged on a high-rise condo constructing on West Peachtree Road have been injured Could 22 when the one of many crane’s counterweights turned dislodged, in line with Atlanta Fireplace officers. One of many 4 constructions that connected the crane to the constructing fell away.

The roads have been closed since and the realm evacuated as development crews and engineers decide the right way to take away and dismantle the crane safely.

Public security personnel are on  website to redirect visitors away from the realm. Motorists are requested to look at all “closed,”  “warning,” and directional signage. Detours have been added to GPS directional  providers.

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