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Traffic is bumper to bumper as people scrambled to find alternate routes on Friday, March 31, 2017. Many commuters in some of Atlanta's densely populated northern suburbs will have to find alternate routes or ride public transit for the foreseeable future after a massive fire caused a bridge on Interstate 85 to collapse Thursday, completely shutting down the heavily traveled highway. (AP Photo/Alex Sanz)
April 02, 2017 - 12:00 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Crews continue to tear down and clear away debris after a section of a major interstate highway in Atlanta collapsed late last week after a raging fire. Officials promised almost immediately after Thursday's inferno that a 350-foot stretch of the Interstate 85 bridge would be...
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Basil Eleby is escorted by his public defender and two Fulton County Sheriff's office officers into the court room at the Fulton County Jail in Atlanta on Saturday, April 1, 2017. Eleby, accused of starting a raging fire that collapsed a portion of Interstate 85 a few miles north of downtown Atlanta was charged with arson. The first-degree arson charge was added to a first-degree criminal damage to property charge Eleby already faced in connection with the fire Thursday evening that caused a heavily traveled overpass to disintegrate. Total bond was set at $200,000. (Henry P. Taylor/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, Pool)
April 01, 2017 - 1:13 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the fire that caused an overpass to collapse in Atlanta (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The man suspected of starting a raging fire that collapsed a portion of Interstate 85 a few miles north of downtown Atlanta has been charged with arson. The Fulton County Sheriff's...
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Pedestrians walk down a closed portion of Piedmont Avenue near an overpass that collapsed from a large fire on Interstate 85 in Atlanta, Friday, March 31, 2017. Atlanta's dreadful rush-hour traffic got even worse Friday, the morning after a raging fire underneath Interstate 85 collapsed an elevated portion of the highway and shut down the heavily traveled route through the heart of the city. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
April 01, 2017 - 12:19 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A man accused of starting a raging fire that collapsed a portion of Interstate 85 a few miles north of downtown Atlanta was charged with arson Saturday. The first-degree arson charge was added to a first-degree criminal damage to property charge Basil Eleby already faced in...
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Pedestrians walk down a closed portion of Piedmont Avenue near an overpass that collapsed from a large fire on Interstate 85 in Atlanta, Friday, March 31, 2017. Atlanta's dreadful rush-hour traffic got even worse Friday, the morning after a raging fire underneath Interstate 85 collapsed an elevated portion of the highway and shut down the heavily traveled route through the heart of the city. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
April 01, 2017 - 12:02 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the fire that caused an overpass to collapse in Atlanta (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The man suspected of starting a raging fire that collapsed a portion of Interstate 85 a few miles north of downtown Atlanta has been charged with arson. The Fulton County Sheriff's...
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April 01, 2017 - 6:55 am
WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Workers will close part of Interstate 26 near Columbia overnight to remove a heavily damaged bridge over the highway. The South Carolina Department of Transportation said in a news release that the Leaphart Road bridge around mile marker 111 has been hit by trucks four...
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April 01, 2017 - 4:01 am
WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Workers will close part of Interstate 26 near Columbia overnight to remove a heavily damaged bridge over the highway. The South Carolina Department of Transportation said in a news release that the Leaphart Road bridge around mile marker 111 has been hit by trucks four...
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Pedestrians walk down a closed portion of Piedmont Avenue near an overpass that collapsed from a large fire on Interstate 85 in Atlanta, Friday, March 31, 2017. Atlanta's dreadful rush-hour traffic got even worse Friday, the morning after a raging fire underneath Interstate 85 collapsed an elevated portion of the highway and shut down the heavily traveled route through the heart of the city. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
April 01, 2017 - 2:06 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Three people have been arrested in connection with the raging fire that collapsed a portion of Interstate 85 a few miles north of downtown Atlanta, crippling a major traffic artery in a city already known for dreadful rush-hour congestion. Deputy Insurance Commissioner Jay Florence...
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Traffic is bumper to bumper as people scrambled to find alternate routes on Friday, March 31, 2017. Many commuters in some of Atlanta's densely populated northern suburbs will have to find alternate routes or ride public transit for the foreseeable future after a massive fire caused a bridge on Interstate 85 to collapse Thursday, completely shutting down the heavily traveled highway. (AP Photo/Alex Sanz)
March 31, 2017 - 8:06 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta's dreadful rush-hour traffic could be extra nasty for months to come after a raging fire underneath Interstate 85 collapsed an elevated portion of the highway and shut down the heavily traveled route through the heart of the city. Traffic was bumper to bumper on nearby...
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Construction workers and firefighters survey a section of an overpass that collapsed from a large fire on Interstate 85 in Atlanta, Friday, March 31, 2017. Many commuters in some of Atlanta's densely populated northern suburbs will have to find alternate routes or ride public transit for the foreseeable future after a massive fire caused a bridge on Interstate 85 to collapse Thursday, completely shutting down the heavily traveled highway. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
March 31, 2017 - 7:17 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Widespread warnings about the effect of the collapse of a section of an interstate in Atlanta convinced many fans to arrive early for the Braves' first game at SunTrust Park. Many also followed the advice to avoid congested interstates and take back roads. Tim Knowles, who lives in...
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Traffic is bumper to bumper as people scrambled to find alternate routes on Friday, March 31, 2017. Many commuters in some of Atlanta's densely populated northern suburbs will have to find alternate routes or ride public transit for the foreseeable future after a massive fire caused a bridge on Interstate 85 to collapse Thursday, completely shutting down the heavily traveled highway. (AP Photo/Alex Sanz)
March 31, 2017 - 5:49 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta's dreadful rush-hour traffic could be extra nasty for months to come after a raging fire underneath Interstate 85 collapsed an elevated portion of the highway and shut down the heavily traveled route through the heart of the city. Traffic was bumper to bumper on nearby...
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